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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 ascension9h 59.7m
Declination43° 55'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth3.939 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation01/01/1900
Altitude14.2°
Azimuth317° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun54.5°
Ecliptic latitude34.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.450 AU
Perihelion1.499 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion797.562 AU
Period7,986 years
Eccentricity0.996249
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun22.628 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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