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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 ascension3h 21.4m
Declination1° 22'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth1.245 AU
Last observed magnitude10.0
Date of last reported observation07/08/2017
Altitude-71.7°
Azimuth274° (W)
Angular separation from Sun97.1°
Ecliptic latitude-12.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.699 AU
Perihelion1.506 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000000
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun32.320 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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