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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 ascension13h 19.6m
Declination23° 24'
ConstellationComa Berenices
Distance from Earth2.505 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation06/08/2018
Altitude-7.6°
Azimuth315° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun49.4°
Ecliptic latitude37.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.007 AU
Perihelion0.209 AU
(15/08/2018)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000623
Inclination to ecliptic99.0°
Speed relative to Sun29.778 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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