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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: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension15h 59.0m
Declination-22° 20'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth2.273 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation16/01/2017
Altitude67.6°
Azimuth183° (S)
Angular separation from Sun60.1°
Ecliptic latitude-2.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.975 AU
Perihelion1.042 AU
(09/05/2017)
Aphelion783.117 AU
Period7,764 years
Eccentricity0.997342
Inclination to ecliptic6.3°
Speed relative to Sun29.935 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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