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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 ascension13h 15.5m
Declination44° 37'
ConstellationCanes Venatici
Distance from Earth3.573 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation01/10/2018
Altitude-0.6°
Azimuth45° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun56.0°
Ecliptic latitude57.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.127 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,345.763 AU
Period17,506 years
Eccentricity0.996140
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun23.794 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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