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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 ascension17h 11.7m
Declination-46° 31'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth7.225 AU
Last observed magnitude11.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-04
Altitude-52.2°
Azimuth107° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun27.2°
Ecliptic latitude-26.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.363 AU
Perihelion1.615 AU
(2020-May-04)
Aphelion3,510.039 AU
Period73,575 years
Eccentricity0.999080
Inclination to ecliptic57.2°
Speed relative to Sun16.683 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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