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Comet C/2017 B3 LINEAR

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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 ascension23h 42.5m
Declination2° 55'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth6.356 AU
Last observed magnitude16.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Nov-21
Altitude-42.6°
Azimuth342° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun107.9°
Ecliptic latitude4.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.724 AU
Perihelion3.923 AU
(2019-Feb-02)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001696
Inclination to ecliptic54.2°
Speed relative to Sun16.255 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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