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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 ascension15h 30.5m
Declination-14° 38'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth3.679 AU
Last observed magnitude15.6
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-22
Altitude-12.8°
Azimuth257° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun19.6°
Ecliptic latitude5.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.763 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion7,581.676 AU
Period233,480 years
Eccentricity0.999574
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun25.334 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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