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Comet C/2016 R2 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 ascension4h 6.2m
Declination19° 42'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth2.181 AU
Last observed magnitude10.5
Date of last reported observation01/01/1900
Altitude65.8°
Azimuth325° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun123.8°
Ecliptic latitude-0.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.849 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,456.106 AU
Period19,698 years
Eccentricity0.996432
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun24.933 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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