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Comet C/2016 U1 NEOWISE

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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 1.6m
Declination-16° 51'
ConstellationEridanus
Distance from Earth3.323 AU
Last observed magnitude7.5
Date of last reported observation09/01/2017
Altitude33.8°
Azimuth250° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun62.4°
Ecliptic latitude-36.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.991 AU
Perihelion0.319 AU
(14/01/2017)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000278
Inclination to ecliptic46.4°
Speed relative to Sun24.372 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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