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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 19.9m
Declination-9° 3'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth1.789 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation21/04/2014
Altitude-48.9°
Azimuth52° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun74.2°
Ecliptic latitude6.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.799 AU
Perihelion1.599 AU
(21/02/2014)
Aphelion309.206 AU
Period1,937 years
Eccentricity0.989711
Inclination to ecliptic44.4°
Speed relative to Sun31.317 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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