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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 ascension5h 5.5m
Declination-83° 21'
ConstellationMensa
Distance from Earth14.909 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude2.6°
Azimuth174° (S)
Angular separation from Sun90.7°
Ecliptic latitude-72.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.956 AU
Perihelion1.145 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,348.529 AU
Period17,531 years
Eccentricity0.998304
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun10.831 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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