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Comet C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension17h 23.5m
Declination3° 36'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth3.480 AU
Last observed magnitude13.9
Date of last reported observation2022-Aug-16
Altitude-40.1°
Azimuth11° (N)
Angular separation from Sun112.8°
Ecliptic latitude23.1°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.983 AU
Perihelion3.073 AU
(2023-May-09)
Aphelion125,440.845 AU
Period15,708,605 years
Eccentricity0.999951
Inclination to ecliptic89.7°
Speed relative to Sun21.105 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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