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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 ascension11h 11.5m
Declination32° 53'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth4.878 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation01/01/1900
Altitude-0.7°
Azimuth311° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun28.0°
Ecliptic latitude31.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.013 AU
Perihelion1.499 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion786.398 AU
Period7,819 years
Eccentricity0.996196
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun20.974 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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