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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 ascension13h 40.2m
Declination14° 30'
ConstellationBoötes
Distance from Earth2.314 AU
Last observed magnitude10.3
Date of last reported observation2020-Aug-08
Altitude54.4°
Azimuth185° (S)
Angular separation from Sun62.9°
Ecliptic latitude26.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.060 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion7,257.410 AU
Period218,666 years
Eccentricity0.999555
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun29.345 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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