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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension6h 40.4m
Declination7° 1'
ConstellationMonoceros
Distance from Earth2.247 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Jun-01
Altitude75.5°
Azimuth299° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun79.5°
Ecliptic latitude-15.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.287 AU
Perihelion0.430 AU
(2020-May-27)
Aphelion547.838 AU
Period4,539 years
Eccentricity0.998430
Inclination to ecliptic110.8°
Speed relative to Sun27.794 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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