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Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 10°, Max. star mag.: 8)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension5h 1.8m
Declination45° 49'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth1.060 AU
Last observed magnitude6.3
Date of last reported observation2020-May-29
Altitude39.1°
Azimuth22° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun24.5°
Ecliptic latitude69.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.442 AU
Perihelion0.430 AU
(2020-May-27)
Aphelion543.357 AU
Period4,483 years
Eccentricity0.998417
Inclination to ecliptic110.8°
Speed relative to Sun63.317 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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