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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 45.8m
Declination29° 55'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth8.424 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude3.7°
Azimuth60° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun123.7°
Ecliptic latitude47.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.021 AU
Perihelion0.302 AU
(10/03/2013)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000034
Inclination to ecliptic84.1°
Speed relative to Sun14.028 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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