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Comet C/2017 K2 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 ascension17h 55.1m
Declination53° 21'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth8.770 AU
Last observed magnitude15.3
Date of last reported observation2020-May-24
Altitude-24.5°
Azimuth332° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun102.7°
Ecliptic latitude70.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.047 AU
Perihelion1.800 AU
(2022-Dec-19)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000424
Inclination to ecliptic87.5°
Speed relative to Sun14.012 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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