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Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS)

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Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) at epoch 19 February 2015 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457073.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.99972148
Orbit inclination i 43.10684767°
Perihelion distance q 0.31457044 AU
47,059,068 km
Aphelion distance Q 2,258.57807026 AU
337,878,470,798 km
Semi-major axis a 1,129.44632035 AU
168,962,764,933 km
Orbital period period 37,958.2900 years
13,864,263.9885 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2015-Jul-06 12:15:55
2,457,210.0111 JD
Next perihelion transit 39974-Jul-30 11:59
16,321,473.9996 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 120.05029824997°
Longitude of the ascending node node 8.762481830126°
Mean anomaly M 359.99645534861°
Mean motion n 0.00002597°/day

Visualization of Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS)
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Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 16 21h 24m 59s -61° 10’ 22” 23.31 Pavo
2019 May 17 21h 24m 56s -61° 13’ 28” 23.31 Pavo
2019 May 18 21h 24m 52s -61° 16’ 36” 23.31 Pavo
2019 May 19 21h 24m 48s -61° 19’ 45” 23.31 Pavo
2019 May 20 21h 24m 45s -61° 22’ 54” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 21 21h 24m 38s -61° 26’ 03” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 22 21h 24m 33s -61° 29’ 13” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 23 21h 24m 26s -61° 32’ 23” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 24 21h 24m 20s -61° 35’ 35” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 25 21h 24m 12s -61° 38’ 45” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 26 21h 24m 05s -61° 41’ 57” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 27 21h 23m 56s -61° 45’ 08” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 28 21h 23m 45s -61° 48’ 20” 23.32 Pavo
2019 May 29 21h 23m 35s -61° 51’ 30” 23.32 Pavo