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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 12.1m
Declination21° 32'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth13.287 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude61.0°
Azimuth319° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun60.0°
Ecliptic latitude43.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.815 AU
Perihelion0.302 AU
(09/03/2013)
Aphelion120,990.498 AU
Period14,879,616 years
Eccentricity0.999995
Inclination to ecliptic84.0°
Speed relative to Sun11.766 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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