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Comet C/2017 O1

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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 6.2m
Declination42° 52'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth4.030 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation01/01/1900
Altitude57.3°
Azimuth289° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun52.0°
Ecliptic latitude34.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.497 AU
Perihelion1.499 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion795.858 AU
Period7,961 years
Eccentricity0.996241
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun22.474 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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