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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 ascension10h 8.9m
Declination18° 35'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth9.860 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude70.0°
Azimuth339° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun169.5°
Ecliptic latitude6.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.832 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(18/12/2012)
Aphelion62.757 AU
Period179 years
Eccentricity0.974439
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun11.657 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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