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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 15.9m
Declination17° 58'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth10.764 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude70.1°
Azimuth25° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun12.9°
Ecliptic latitude7.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.784 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(18/12/2012)
Aphelion63.047 AU
Period180 years
Eccentricity0.974556
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.392 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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