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Comet C/2016 N6 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 ascension8h 2.9m
Declination-12° 36'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth2.392 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation26/11/2018
Altitude-52.8°
Azimuth111° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun126.1°
Ecliptic latitude-24.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.078 AU
Perihelion2.669 AU
(18/07/2018)
Aphelion4,438.368 AU
Period104,638 years
Eccentricity0.998798
Inclination to ecliptic105.8°
Speed relative to Sun24.002 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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