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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension14h 51.2m
Declination-9° 35'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth2.290 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-14
Altitude22.0°
Azimuth130° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun46.7°
Ecliptic latitude8.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.760 AU
Perihelion0.295 AU
(2020-Jul-03)
Aphelion723.651 AU
Period6,887 years
Eccentricity0.999186
Inclination to ecliptic128.9°
Speed relative to Sun31.711 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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