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Comet C/2019 Y1 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 ascension12h 50.6m
Declination5° 30'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.048 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-12
Altitude11.4°
Azimuth84° (E)
Angular separation from Sun50.3°
Ecliptic latitude12.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.524 AU
Perihelion0.838 AU
(2020-Mar-15)
Aphelion462.686 AU
Period3,528 years
Eccentricity0.996385
Inclination to ecliptic73.3°
Speed relative to Sun26.439 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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