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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 37.6m
Declination-24° 41'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth4.053 AU
Last observed magnitude11.3
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-27
Altitude34.2°
Azimuth240° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun52.1°
Ecliptic latitude-2.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.535 AU
Perihelion0.295 AU
(2020-Jul-03)
Aphelion722.014 AU
Period6,864 years
Eccentricity0.999184
Inclination to ecliptic128.9°
Speed relative to Sun22.347 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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