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Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension3h 56.9m
Declination19° 20'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth5.501 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation27/03/2017
Altitude11.6°
Azimuth70° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun27.3°
Ecliptic latitude-1.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.631 AU
Perihelion1.042 AU
(09/05/2017)
Aphelion804.183 AU
Period8,079 years
Eccentricity0.997412
Inclination to ecliptic6.3°
Speed relative to Sun19.518 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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