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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 ascension10h 13.9m
Declination-2° 9'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth14.772 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation25/12/2014
Altitude-16.3°
Azimuth92° (E)
Angular separation from Sun52.4°
Ecliptic latitude-12.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.187 AU
Perihelion5.140 AU
(12/04/2012)
Aphelion35,568.610 AU
Period2,372,235 years
Eccentricity0.999711
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun11.181 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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