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Comet C/2020 S3 Erasmus

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 10°, Max. star mag.: 8)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension22h 12.7m
Declination1° 18'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth2.596 AU
Last observed magnitude6.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-02
Altitude23.5°
Azimuth263° (W)
Angular separation from Sun11.6°
Ecliptic latitude18.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.638 AU
Perihelion0.399 AU
(2020-Dec-12)
Aphelion376.612 AU
Period2,588 years
Eccentricity0.997886
Inclination to ecliptic19.9°
Speed relative to Sun32.838 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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