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Comet C/2017 T1 Heinze

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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 ascension22h 14.6m
Declination-27° 36'
ConstellationPiscis Austrinus
Distance from Earth1.354 AU
Last observed magnitude10.0
Date of last reported observation19/02/2018
Altitude-69.2°
Azimuth74° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun69.0°
Ecliptic latitude-15.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.367 AU
Perihelion0.581 AU
(21/02/2018)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000077
Inclination to ecliptic96.8°
Speed relative to Sun36.031 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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