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Comet C/2016 R2 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 ascension16h 9.7m
Declination2° 52'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth9.970 AU
Last observed magnitude18.1
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-29
Altitude21.2°
Azimuth87° (E)
Angular separation from Sun106.1°
Ecliptic latitude22.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.297 AU
Perihelion2.601 AU
(2018-May-09)
Aphelion984.876 AU
Period10,971 years
Eccentricity0.994732
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun13.058 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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