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Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension3h 30.8m
Declination71° 8'
ConstellationCassiopeia
Distance from Earth1.757 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-30
Altitude8.7°
Azimuth343° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun67.3°
Ecliptic latitude54.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.653 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion8,776.064 AU
Period290,759 years
Eccentricity0.999632
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun32.756 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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