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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 ascension2h 1.3m
Declination-84° 32'
ConstellationOctans
Distance from Earth15.712 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude5.0°
Azimuth178° (S)
Angular separation from Sun70.6°
Ecliptic latitude-71.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.414 AU
Perihelion1.144 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,340.999 AU
Period17,384 years
Eccentricity0.998295
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun10.667 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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