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Comet C/2012 X1 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 ascension3h 14.9m
Declination-27° 0'
ConstellationFornax
Distance from Earth22.357 AU
Last observed magnitude16.3
Date of last reported observation2014-Dec-29
Altitude-10.3°
Azimuth242° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun88.5°
Ecliptic latitude-43.1°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun22.353 AU
Perihelion1.610 AU
(2014-Feb-21)
Aphelion337.027 AU
Period2,203 years
Eccentricity0.990490
Inclination to ecliptic44.4°
Speed relative to Sun8.610 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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