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Comet C/2017 U7

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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 ascension18h 30.4m
Declination-28° 1'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth5.938 AU
Last observed magnitude15.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-10
Altitude-58.0°
Azimuth208° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun144.3°
Ecliptic latitude-4.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.788 AU
Perihelion6.421 AU
(2019-Sep-13)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.002357
Inclination to ecliptic142.6°
Speed relative to Sun16.177 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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