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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension2h 20.1m
Declination57° 46'
ConstellationPerseus
Distance from Earth1.612 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Jan-27
Altitude41.2°
Azimuth315° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun102.4°
Ecliptic latitude30.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.062 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion9,669.624 AU
Period336,269 years
Eccentricity0.999666
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun29.328 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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