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Comet C/2017 B3 LINEAR

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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 ascension0h 35.5m
Declination0° 54'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth5.393 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-28
Altitude14.4°
Azimuth271° (W)
Angular separation from Sun123.6°
Ecliptic latitude-2.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.014 AU
Perihelion3.922 AU
(2019-Feb-02)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001853
Inclination to ecliptic54.2°
Speed relative to Sun17.188 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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