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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 ascension19h 38.1m
Declination-64° 0'
ConstellationPavo
Distance from Earth12.412 AU
Last observed magnitude11.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-04
Altitude-35.9°
Azimuth212° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun100.0°
Ecliptic latitude-40.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.625 AU
Perihelion1.612 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion2,999.718 AU
Period58,134 years
Eccentricity0.998926
Inclination to ecliptic57.3°
Speed relative to Sun11.830 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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