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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 ascension14h 43.9m
Declination-33° 38'
ConstellationCentaurus
Distance from Earth12.431 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation2023-Apr-14
Altitude-48.0°
Azimuth286° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun158.4°
Ecliptic latitude-15.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.371 AU
Perihelion0.296 AU
(2020-Jul-03)
Aphelion727.357 AU
Period6,940 years
Eccentricity0.999187
Inclination to ecliptic129.1°
Speed relative to Sun11.413 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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