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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 20.7m
Declination-61° 24'
ConstellationReticulum
Distance from Earth16.661 AU
Last observed magnitude15.9
Date of last reported observation2024-Feb-16
Altitude-24.7°
Azimuth183° (S)
Angular separation from Sun76.0°
Ecliptic latitude-74.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.446 AU
Perihelion10.951 AU
(2031-Jan-20)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.002120
Inclination to ecliptic95.4°
Speed relative to Sun10.395 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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