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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 ascension13h 19.4m
Declination2° 6'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth15.183 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation1900-Jan-01
Altitude-32.1°
Azimuth324° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun118.2°
Ecliptic latitude9.4°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.672 AU
Perihelion1.491 AU
(2017-Oct-16)
Aphelion763.547 AU
Period7,481 years
Eccentricity0.996103
Inclination to ecliptic40.0°
Speed relative to Sun10.530 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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