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Comet C/2012 K5 LINEAR

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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 ascension23h 25.8m
Declination-85° 54'
ConstellationOctans
Distance from Earth24.504 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation2013-Apr-14
Altitude-41.7°
Azimuth181° (S)
Angular separation from Sun93.4°
Ecliptic latitude-65.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun24.584 AU
Perihelion1.130 AU
(2012-Nov-28)
Aphelion1,146.983 AU
Period13,754 years
Eccentricity0.998032
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun8.404 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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