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Comet C/2020 A2 Iwamoto

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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 ascension7h 39.0m
Declination20° 18'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth4.141 AU
Last observed magnitude15.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Apr-15
Altitude-51.8°
Azimuth304° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun25.3°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.254 AU
Perihelion0.978 AU
(2020-Jan-08)
Aphelion2,399.056 AU
Period41,571 years
Eccentricity0.999185
Inclination to ecliptic120.8°
Speed relative to Sun23.336 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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