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Comet C/2015 ER61 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 36.6m
Declination21° 6'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.711 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation27/03/2017
Altitude4.2°
Azimuth291° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun148.0°
Ecliptic latitude1.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.610 AU
Perihelion1.042 AU
(09/05/2017)
Aphelion786.061 AU
Period7,807 years
Eccentricity0.997352
Inclination to ecliptic6.3°
Speed relative to Sun26.029 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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