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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 59.0m
Declination17° 52'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth7.767 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude-67.7°
Azimuth36° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun86.3°
Ecliptic latitude10.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.765 AU
Perihelion0.811 AU
(19/12/2012)
Aphelion63.811 AU
Period184 years
Eccentricity0.974886
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun14.178 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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