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Comet C/2020 PV6 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 ascension16h 9.7m
Declination23° 23'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth2.750 AU
Last observed magnitude15.2
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-06
Altitude21.3°
Azimuth65° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun71.8°
Ecliptic latitude46.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.616 AU
Perihelion2.296 AU
(2021-Sep-26)
Aphelion81.262 AU
Period270 years
Eccentricity0.945052
Inclination to ecliptic128.2°
Speed relative to Sun25.630 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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