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Comet C/2014 UN271 Bernardinelli-Bernstein

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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 ascension3h 55.3m
Declination-62° 23'
ConstellationReticulum
Distance from Earth16.201 AU
Last observed magnitude15.3
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-19
Altitude-28.3°
Azimuth212° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun90.2°
Ecliptic latitude-75.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.236 AU
Perihelion10.957 AU
(2031-Jan-17)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.003451
Inclination to ecliptic95.4°
Speed relative to Sun10.467 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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