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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 20.7m
Declination-2° 9'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth11.479 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation25/12/2014
Altitude81.9°
Azimuth105° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun89.3°
Ecliptic latitude-11.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.511 AU
Perihelion5.133 AU
(13/04/2012)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000318
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun12.417 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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