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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 43.8m
Declination22° 47'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth13.576 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude30.6°
Azimuth63° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun112.4°
Ecliptic latitude43.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.986 AU
Perihelion0.302 AU
(09/03/2013)
Aphelion27,478.698 AU
Period1,610,514 years
Eccentricity0.999978
Inclination to ecliptic83.9°
Speed relative to Sun11.260 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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