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Comet C/2017 O1

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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 ascension6h 13.3m
Declination76° 21'
ConstellationCamelopardalis
Distance from Earth1.863 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation01/01/1900
Altitude-33.9°
Azimuth344° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun105.1°
Ecliptic latitude39.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.325 AU
Perihelion1.499 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion815.213 AU
Period8,252 years
Eccentricity0.996330
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun27.583 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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