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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 ascension2h 30.5m
Declination-16° 41'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth3.176 AU
Last observed magnitude7.5
Date of last reported observation09/01/2017
Altitude-73.2°
Azimuth174° (S)
Angular separation from Sun43.7°
Ecliptic latitude-38.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.542 AU
Perihelion0.319 AU
(14/01/2017)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000272
Inclination to ecliptic46.4°
Speed relative to Sun26.431 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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