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Comet C/2012 X1 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 ascension21h 37.6m
Declination-51° 25'
ConstellationIndus
Distance from Earth2.478 AU
Last observed magnitude14.9
Date of last reported observation20/09/2014
Altitude-20.0°
Azimuth219° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun120.4°
Ecliptic latitude-27.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.109 AU
Perihelion1.599 AU
(21/02/2014)
Aphelion310.515 AU
Period1,950 years
Eccentricity0.989755
Inclination to ecliptic44.4°
Speed relative to Sun23.768 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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