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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 ascension6h 39.8m
Declination-11° 22'
ConstellationCanis Major
Distance from Earth7.797 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-28
Altitude-41.7°
Azimuth255° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun77.7°
Ecliptic latitude-35.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.646 AU
Perihelion2.212 AU
(2018-Aug-10)
Aphelion11,032.007 AU
Period409,803 years
Eccentricity0.999599
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun15.228 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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