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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 41.9m
Declination16° 54'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth14.912 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude13.4°
Azimuth287° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun22.4°
Ecliptic latitude3.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.978 AU
Perihelion0.814 AU
(17/12/2012)
Aphelion62.349 AU
Period177 years
Eccentricity0.974211
Inclination to ecliptic136.5°
Speed relative to Sun9.942 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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