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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 ascension14h 25.5m
Declination-61° 8'
ConstellationCentaurus
Distance from Earth2.507 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation03/09/2018
Altitude-75.7°
Azimuth181° (S)
Angular separation from Sun65.2°
Ecliptic latitude-49.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.276 AU
Perihelion2.210 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion4,685.974 AU
Period113,493 years
Eccentricity0.999057
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun27.912 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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