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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 39.2m
Declination18° 7'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth12.635 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude-30.9°
Azimuth291° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun132.5°
Ecliptic latitude3.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.330 AU
Perihelion0.814 AU
(17/12/2012)
Aphelion62.386 AU
Period178 years
Eccentricity0.974250
Inclination to ecliptic136.5°
Speed relative to Sun10.248 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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