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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 ascension20h 15.3m
Declination-17° 36'
ConstellationCapricornus
Distance from Earth1.254 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation27/03/2017
Altitude22.3°
Azimuth109° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun66.3°
Ecliptic latitude2.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.251 AU
Perihelion1.042 AU
(09/05/2017)
Aphelion768.899 AU
Period7,554 years
Eccentricity0.997293
Inclination to ecliptic6.3°
Speed relative to Sun37.633 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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