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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension16h 23.0m
Declination-53° 35'
ConstellationNorma
Distance from Earth1.433 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation11/06/2018
Altitude8.7°
Azimuth216° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun130.2°
Ecliptic latitude-19.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.228 AU
Perihelion2.210 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion4,998.823 AU
Period125,041 years
Eccentricity0.999116
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun28.214 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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