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Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

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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 ascension16h 7.3m
Declination-20° 58'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth3.858 AU
Last observed magnitude11.3
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-27
Altitude18.5°
Azimuth112° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun8.4°
Ecliptic latitude-0.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.887 AU
Perihelion0.295 AU
(2020-Jul-03)
Aphelion716.537 AU
Period6,786 years
Eccentricity0.999178
Inclination to ecliptic128.9°
Speed relative to Sun24.740 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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