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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 49.5m
Declination-50° 59'
ConstellationIndus
Distance from Earth2.100 AU
Last observed magnitude14.0
Date of last reported observation30/08/2014
Altitude-0.3°
Azimuth172° (S)
Angular separation from Sun135.6°
Ecliptic latitude-24.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.908 AU
Perihelion1.599 AU
(21/02/2014)
Aphelion310.400 AU
Period1,948 years
Eccentricity0.989751
Inclination to ecliptic44.4°
Speed relative to Sun24.587 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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