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Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension16h 32.7m
Declination30° 41'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth8.570 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude17.3°
Azimuth302° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun128.1°
Ecliptic latitude46.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.230 AU
Perihelion0.302 AU
(10/03/2013)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000033
Inclination to ecliptic84.1°
Speed relative to Sun13.868 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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