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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 ascension16h 8.1m
Declination-45° 49'
ConstellationNorma
Distance from Earth4.885 AU
Last observed magnitude16.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Jul-09
Altitude-84.8°
Azimuth252° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun113.7°
Ecliptic latitude-22.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.374 AU
Perihelion1.616 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion4,984.702 AU
Period124,490 years
Eccentricity0.999352
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun18.161 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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