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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 ascension15h 27.5m
Declination18° 33'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth6.470 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2018-Oct-01
Altitude53.8°
Azimuth57° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun38.7°
Ecliptic latitude41.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.727 AU
Perihelion2.603 AU
(2018-May-09)
Aphelion1,273.781 AU
Period16,123 years
Eccentricity0.995922
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun17.561 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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