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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 ascension2h 45.0m
Declination16° 1'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth2.450 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation27/03/2017
Altitude-69.1°
Azimuth321° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun140.4°
Ecliptic latitude0.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.270 AU
Perihelion1.042 AU
(09/05/2017)
Aphelion789.325 AU
Period7,856 years
Eccentricity0.997363
Inclination to ecliptic6.3°
Speed relative to Sun23.247 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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