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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 ascension10h 19.1m
Declination51° 48'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth3.525 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation14/08/2018
Altitude7.3°
Azimuth5° (N)
Angular separation from Sun39.3°
Ecliptic latitude50.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.815 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,359.875 AU
Period17,781 years
Eccentricity0.996180
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun25.078 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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