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Comet C/2017 K2 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 ascension18h 13.6m
Declination42° 57'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth5.997 AU
Last observed magnitude14.0
Date of last reported observation2021-May-13
Altitude0.0°
Azimuth16° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun107.3°
Ecliptic latitude59.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.371 AU
Perihelion1.798 AU
(2022-Dec-19)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000555
Inclination to ecliptic87.6°
Speed relative to Sun16.696 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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