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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 ascension7h 9.6m
Declination50° 49'
ConstellationLynx
Distance from Earth3.450 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation18/06/2018
Altitude31.5°
Azimuth314° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun31.5°
Ecliptic latitude38.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.638 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,396.130 AU
Period18,495 years
Eccentricity0.996279
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun25.911 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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