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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 32.4m
Declination5° 9'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth8.876 AU
Last observed magnitude18.1
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-29
Altitude62.0°
Azimuth281° (W)
Angular separation from Sun152.1°
Ecliptic latitude24.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.782 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(2018-May-09)
Aphelion1,002.633 AU
Period11,268 years
Eccentricity0.994824
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun13.402 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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