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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension4h 18.4m
Declination-52° 5'
ConstellationDorado
Distance from Earth3.469 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2018-Nov-06
Altitude-20.1°
Azimuth213° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun74.2°
Ecliptic latitude-79.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.338 AU
Perihelion2.211 AU
(2018-Aug-10)
Aphelion4,319.559 AU
Period100,451 years
Eccentricity0.998977
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun23.047 km/s

Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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