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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 ascension23h 55.7m
Declination15° 9'
ConstellationPegasus
Distance from Earth1.587 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Feb-24
Altitude-64.2°
Azimuth307° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun30.8°
Ecliptic latitude26.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.894 AU
Perihelion0.832 AU
(2020-Mar-15)
Aphelion172.939 AU
Period810 years
Eccentricity0.990429
Inclination to ecliptic73.3°
Speed relative to Sun44.434 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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