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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 ascension20h 43.0m
Declination-12° 18'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth1.808 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-07
Altitude-12.4°
Azimuth261° (W)
Angular separation from Sun27.2°
Ecliptic latitude10.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.032 AU
Perihelion1.028 AU
(2021-Mar-01)
Aphelion191.165 AU
Period942 years
Eccentricity0.989298
Inclination to ecliptic164.5°
Speed relative to Sun41.360 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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