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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 ascension13h 23.7m
Declination48° 52'
ConstellationCanes Venatici
Distance from Earth6.565 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation2018-Aug-06
Altitude-31.6°
Azimuth28° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun74.7°
Ecliptic latitude53.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.377 AU
Perihelion0.209 AU
(2018-Aug-15)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000621
Inclination to ecliptic99.0°
Speed relative to Sun16.759 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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