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Comet C/2017 S3 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 ascension11h 52.8m
Declination13° 23'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth2.004 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation06/08/2018
Altitude-8.3°
Azimuth284° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun12.8°
Ecliptic latitude22.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.049 AU
Perihelion0.209 AU
(15/08/2018)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000481
Inclination to ecliptic99.0°
Speed relative to Sun41.155 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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