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Comet C/2017 O1

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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 ascension12h 56.3m
Declination6° 7'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth13.653 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation1900-Jan-01
Altitude41.4°
Azimuth146° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun12.4°
Ecliptic latitude12.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.677 AU
Perihelion1.492 AU
(2017-Oct-15)
Aphelion721.725 AU
Period6,876 years
Eccentricity0.995873
Inclination to ecliptic39.9°
Speed relative to Sun11.726 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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