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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 ascension17h 12.3m
Declination-29° 0'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth4.249 AU
Last observed magnitude15.6
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-22
Altitude-68.6°
Azimuth340° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun41.5°
Ecliptic latitude-7.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.572 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion6,524.769 AU
Period186,411 years
Eccentricity0.999505
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun22.280 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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