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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 ascension6h 35.4m
Declination-74° 30'
ConstellationVolans
Distance from Earth7.754 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude-15.3°
Azimuth178° (S)
Angular separation from Sun83.2°
Ecliptic latitude-85.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.699 AU
Perihelion1.143 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,353.967 AU
Period17,637 years
Eccentricity0.998313
Inclination to ecliptic92.9°
Speed relative to Sun15.137 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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