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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 38.3m
Declination20° 18'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth7.349 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude1.6°
Azimuth290° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun154.1°
Ecliptic latitude9.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.246 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(19/12/2012)
Aphelion63.639 AU
Period183 years
Eccentricity0.974809
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun13.698 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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