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Comet C/2006 S3 LONEOS

 Year Month Day Time      

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 ascension12h 1.5m
Declination-8° 6'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth9.258 AU
Last observed magnitude16.6
Date of last reported observation12/08/2014
Altitude22.8°
Azimuth261° (W)
Angular separation from Sun8.1°
Ecliptic latitude-8.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.268 AU
Perihelion5.128 AU
(15/04/2012)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.002238
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun14.662 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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