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Comet C/2017 T1 Heinze

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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 ascension15h 42.2m
Declination-79° 26'
ConstellationApus
Distance from Earth1.989 AU
Last observed magnitude10.0
Date of last reported observation19/02/2018
Altitude-25.1°
Azimuth179° (S)
Angular separation from Sun115.8°
Ecliptic latitude-40.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.598 AU
Perihelion0.581 AU
(21/02/2018)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000073
Inclination to ecliptic96.8°
Speed relative to Sun26.133 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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