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Comet C/2006 S3 LONEOS

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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 55.9m
Declination-0° 17'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth14.086 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation25/12/2014
Altitude11.0°
Azimuth90° (E)
Angular separation from Sun58.2°
Ecliptic latitude-12.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.578 AU
Perihelion5.138 AU
(13/04/2012)
Aphelion38,920.657 AU
Period2,715,310 years
Eccentricity0.999736
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun11.429 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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