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Comet C/2019 U5 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension8h 18.5m
Declination-44° 51'
ConstellationVela
Distance from Earth4.112 AU
Last observed magnitude14.5
Date of last reported observation2024-Feb-13
Altitude-7.3°
Azimuth146° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun118.2°
Ecliptic latitude-50.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.662 AU
Perihelion3.624 AU
(2023-Mar-29)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001342
Inclination to ecliptic113.5°
Speed relative to Sun19.518 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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