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Comet C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS)

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Comet C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) at epoch 18 April 2018 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458227.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 1.00077403
Orbit inclination i 78.16033388°
Perihelion distance q 3.44170658 AU
514,871,977 km
Aphelion distance Q n.a.
Semi-major axis a n.a.
Orbital period period n.a.
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2019-Dec-04 02:30:38
2,458,821.6046 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 263.16676450013°
Longitude of the ascending node node 26.519230044716°
Mean anomaly M -0.0019748954418444°
Mean motion n 0.00000332°/day

Visualization of Comet C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet C/2018 F4 (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/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS)
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Comet C/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet C/2018 F4 (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/2018 F4 (PANSTARRS) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 17 11h 36m 34s -57° 33’ 55” 16.70 Centaurus
2019 May 18 11h 34m 44s -57° 29’ 07” 16.70 Centaurus
2019 May 19 11h 32m 56s -57° 24’ 09” 16.70 Centaurus
2019 May 20 11h 31m 09s -57° 19’ 03” 16.70 Centaurus
2019 May 21 11h 29m 26s -57° 13’ 49” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 22 11h 27m 46s -57° 08’ 27” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 23 11h 26m 08s -57° 02’ 59” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 24 11h 24m 33s -56° 57’ 27” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 25 11h 22m 59s -56° 51’ 47” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 26 11h 21m 29s -56° 46’ 04” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 27 11h 20m 00s -56° 40’ 15” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 28 11h 18m 36s -56° 34’ 24” 16.69 Centaurus
2019 May 29 11h 17m 12s -56° 28’ 31” 16.68 Centaurus
2019 May 30 11h 15m 52s -56° 22’ 35” 16.68 Centaurus