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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 44.3m
Declination12° 48'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth7.638 AU
Last observed magnitude18.1
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-29
Altitude27.2°
Azimuth76° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun96.7°
Ecliptic latitude30.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.821 AU
Perihelion2.603 AU
(2018-May-09)
Aphelion1,085.795 AU
Period12,695 years
Eccentricity0.995217
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun15.007 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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