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Comet C/2017 S3 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 ascension12h 45.5m
Declination63° 52'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth3.322 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation2018-Aug-06
Altitude13.2°
Azimuth4° (N)
Angular separation from Sun114.1°
Ecliptic latitude48.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.839 AU
Perihelion0.209 AU
(2018-Aug-15)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000624
Inclination to ecliptic99.0°
Speed relative to Sun21.561 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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