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Comet C/2020 S4 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 ascension9h 33.0m
Declination24° 0'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth2.404 AU
Last observed magnitude15.2
Date of last reported observation2023-Jan-23
Altitude42.8°
Azimuth56° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun167.0°
Ecliptic latitude6.4°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.371 AU
Perihelion3.370 AU
(2023-Feb-09)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001013
Inclination to ecliptic20.6°
Speed relative to Sun22.946 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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