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Comet C/2016 R2 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 ascension16h 11.0m
Declination3° 23'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth9.756 AU
Last observed magnitude18.1
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-29
Altitude-50.9°
Azimuth275° (W)
Angular separation from Sun115.2°
Ecliptic latitude22.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.230 AU
Perihelion2.601 AU
(2018-May-09)
Aphelion986.971 AU
Period11,006 years
Eccentricity0.994743
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun13.102 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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