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Comet C/2020 R4 ATLAS

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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 ascension21h 6.5m
Declination-17° 15'
ConstellationCapricornus
Distance from Earth2.166 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-07
Altitude-69.7°
Azimuth211° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun17.1°
Ecliptic latitude-1.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.259 AU
Perihelion1.029 AU
(2021-Mar-01)
Aphelion193.992 AU
Period963 years
Eccentricity0.989451
Inclination to ecliptic164.5°
Speed relative to Sun37.411 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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