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Comet C/2019 T4 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 ascension17h 28.5m
Declination33° 7'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth6.570 AU
Last observed magnitude15.6
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-12
Altitude-21.5°
Azimuth342° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun123.5°
Ecliptic latitude49.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.181 AU
Perihelion4.240 AU
(2022-Jun-08)
Aphelion1,774.604 AU
Period26,526 years
Eccentricity0.995233
Inclination to ecliptic53.6°
Speed relative to Sun15.687 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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