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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 ascension5h 38.3m
Declination-19° 43'
ConstellationLepus
Distance from Earth4.254 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation2019-Feb-11
Altitude12.4°
Azimuth110° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun62.1°
Ecliptic latitude-48.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.887 AU
Perihelion2.669 AU
(2018-Jul-18)
Aphelion4,419.813 AU
Period103,983 years
Eccentricity0.998793
Inclination to ecliptic105.8°
Speed relative to Sun21.355 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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