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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 ascension22h 20.1m
Declination-44° 37'
ConstellationGrus
Distance from Earth1.698 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation27/07/2014
Altitude6.7°
Azimuth181° (S)
Angular separation from Sun146.8°
Ecliptic latitude-20.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.607 AU
Perihelion1.599 AU
(21/02/2014)
Aphelion306.520 AU
Period1,912 years
Eccentricity0.989622
Inclination to ecliptic44.4°
Speed relative to Sun25.975 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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