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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: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension4h 29.5m
Declination50° 6'
ConstellationPerseus
Distance from Earth1.568 AU
Last observed magnitude10.0
Date of last reported observation2019-Dec-09
Altitude-38.4°
Azimuth12° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun151.6°
Ecliptic latitude17.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.479 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion10,384.829 AU
Period374,251 years
Eccentricity0.999689
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun26.750 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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