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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension5h 46.8m
Declination-4° 32'
ConstellationOrion
Distance from Earth9.467 AU
Last observed magnitude18.2
Date of last reported observation2021-Mar-16
Altitude37.4°
Azimuth96° (E)
Angular separation from Sun67.0°
Ecliptic latitude-29.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.122 AU
Perihelion2.213 AU
(2018-Aug-10)
Aphelion20,680.936 AU
Period1,051,691 years
Eccentricity0.999786
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun13.943 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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