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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 31.3m
Declination57° 20'
ConstellationPerseus
Distance from Earth1.582 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Jan-20
Altitude25.8°
Azimuth331° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun109.0°
Ecliptic latitude28.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.117 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion9,786.803 AU
Period342,399 years
Eccentricity0.999670
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun28.945 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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