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Comet C/2016 N6 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 ascension14h 39.9m
Declination76° 14'
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Distance from Earth2.638 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation19/02/2018
Altitude-13.2°
Azimuth356° (N)
Angular separation from Sun105.4°
Ecliptic latitude55.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.053 AU
Perihelion2.669 AU
(18/07/2018)
Aphelion3,984.084 AU
Period89,000 years
Eccentricity0.998661
Inclination to ecliptic105.8°
Speed relative to Sun24.098 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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