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Comet C/2012 K5 LINEAR

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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 ascension4h 11.2m
Declination-68° 34'
ConstellationHydrus
Distance from Earth9.074 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude20.3°
Azimuth173° (S)
Angular separation from Sun83.5°
Ecliptic latitude-81.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.015 AU
Perihelion1.144 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,364.646 AU
Period17,846 years
Eccentricity0.998325
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun13.982 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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