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Comet C/2019 L3 ATLAS

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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 ascension10h 55.8m
Declination-46° 32'
ConstellationVela
Distance from Earth8.341 AU
Last observed magnitude16.0
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-12
Altitude-41.0°
Azimuth120° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun82.9°
Ecliptic latitude-48.3°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.277 AU
Perihelion3.556 AU
(2022-Jan-09)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.002675
Inclination to ecliptic48.3°
Speed relative to Sun14.664 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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