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Comet C/2020 R7 ATLAS

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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 ascension22h 19.8m
Declination-61° 22'
ConstellationTucana
Distance from Earth4.371 AU
Last observed magnitude15.9
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-02
Altitude-36.4°
Azimuth215° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun47.3°
Ecliptic latitude-57.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.774 AU
Perihelion2.956 AU
(2022-Sep-16)
Aphelion168,913.273 AU
Period24,545,409 years
Eccentricity0.999965
Inclination to ecliptic114.9°
Speed relative to Sun21.682 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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