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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 27.3m
Declination10° 1'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth2.260 AU
Last observed magnitude10.3
Date of last reported observation2022-May-06
Altitude36.9°
Azimuth116° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun135.5°
Ecliptic latitude23.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.066 AU
Perihelion1.797 AU
(2022-Dec-19)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000769
Inclination to ecliptic87.6°
Speed relative to Sun24.063 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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