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Comet 273P Pons-Gambart

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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 ascension9h 42.2m
Declination16° 21'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth14.131 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude60.3°
Azimuth305° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun172.8°
Ecliptic latitude2.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.112 AU
Perihelion0.816 AU
(17/12/2012)
Aphelion62.308 AU
Period177 years
Eccentricity0.974148
Inclination to ecliptic136.5°
Speed relative to Sun9.450 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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