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Comet C/2017 Y2 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 16.9m
Declination0° 17'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth5.151 AU
Last observed magnitude15.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-09
Altitude18.8°
Azimuth107° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun53.8°
Ecliptic latitude26.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.633 AU
Perihelion4.632 AU
(2020-Nov-04)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001057
Inclination to ecliptic128.4°
Speed relative to Sun19.574 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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