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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 5.5m
Declination-2° 25'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth12.255 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation25/12/2014
Altitude86.0°
Azimuth127° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun146.6°
Ecliptic latitude-12.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.100 AU
Perihelion5.136 AU
(13/04/2012)
Aphelion47,774.389 AU
Period3,692,546 years
Eccentricity0.999785
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun11.636 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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