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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 ascension15h 20.7m
Declination-73° 56'
ConstellationApus
Distance from Earth2.951 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation06/11/2018
Altitude-51.2°
Azimuth155° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun54.2°
Ecliptic latitude-69.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.505 AU
Perihelion2.210 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion4,392.402 AU
Period103,002 years
Eccentricity0.998994
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun26.606 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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