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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 41.2m
Declination-4° 22'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.082 AU
Last observed magnitude12.4
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-14
Altitude-35.2°
Azimuth54° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun41.7°
Ecliptic latitude13.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.426 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion7,581.521 AU
Period233,473 years
Eccentricity0.999574
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun27.039 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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