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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 ascension12h 14.0m
Declination58° 18'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth8.911 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation2018-Aug-06
Altitude14.0°
Azimuth331° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun60.9°
Ecliptic latitude56.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.463 AU
Perihelion0.208 AU
(2018-Aug-15)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000050
Inclination to ecliptic99.1°
Speed relative to Sun14.487 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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