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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 54.2m
Declination68° 3'
ConstellationCassiopeia
Distance from Earth1.770 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-23
Altitude62.1°
Azimuth27° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun68.8°
Ecliptic latitude51.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.688 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion8,946.269 AU
Period299,257 years
Eccentricity0.999639
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun32.415 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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