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Comet C/2017 T2 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 ascension14h 50.9m
Declination-6° 43'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth3.208 AU
Last observed magnitude15.6
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-22
Altitude-60.8°
Azimuth352° (N)
Angular separation from Sun37.6°
Ecliptic latitude12.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.491 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion7,020.694 AU
Period208,057 years
Eccentricity0.999540
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun26.685 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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