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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 59.8m
Declination6° 36'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth3.025 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation16/07/2018
Altitude-22.3°
Azimuth277° (W)
Angular separation from Sun69.8°
Ecliptic latitude-10.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.839 AU
Perihelion2.669 AU
(18/07/2018)
Aphelion4,419.980 AU
Period103,989 years
Eccentricity0.998793
Inclination to ecliptic105.8°
Speed relative to Sun24.992 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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