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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 3.6m
Declination16° 32'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth4.111 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation27/03/2017
Altitude55.2°
Azimuth300° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun76.3°
Ecliptic latitude-0.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.994 AU
Perihelion1.042 AU
(09/05/2017)
Aphelion798.373 AU
Period7,991 years
Eccentricity0.997393
Inclination to ecliptic6.3°
Speed relative to Sun21.023 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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