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Comet C/2016 N6 PANSTARRS

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension8h 59.5m
Declination14° 9'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth3.357 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation16/07/2018
Altitude62.2°
Azimuth201° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun46.1°
Ecliptic latitude-3.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.759 AU
Perihelion2.669 AU
(18/07/2018)
Aphelion4,409.019 AU
Period103,603 years
Eccentricity0.998790
Inclination to ecliptic105.8°
Speed relative to Sun25.353 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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