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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 42.0m
Declination41° 13'
ConstellationBoötes
Distance from Earth3.626 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation01/10/2018
Altitude51.8°
Azimuth293° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun84.9°
Ecliptic latitude57.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.672 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,324.144 AU
Period17,086 years
Eccentricity0.996077
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun21.951 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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