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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 ascension16h 19.1m
Declination-22° 3'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth4.099 AU
Last observed magnitude15.6
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-22
Altitude14.3°
Azimuth202° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun5.8°
Ecliptic latitude-0.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.120 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion7,476.579 AU
Period228,643 years
Eccentricity0.999568
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun23.841 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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