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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 ascension15h 4.1m
Declination-30° 13'
ConstellationLupus
Distance from Earth10.716 AU
Last observed magnitude11.3
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-27
Altitude46.8°
Azimuth137° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun25.8°
Ecliptic latitude-13.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.838 AU
Perihelion0.296 AU
(2020-Jul-03)
Aphelion697.551 AU
Period6,518 years
Eccentricity0.999153
Inclination to ecliptic129.1°
Speed relative to Sun13.335 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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