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Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar

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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 ascension20h 29.2m
Declination-32° 54'
ConstellationMicroscopium
Distance from Earth4.013 AU
Last observed magnitude12.7
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-22
Altitude18.1°
Azimuth183° (S)
Angular separation from Sun14.0°
Ecliptic latitude-17.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.067 AU
Perihelion2.055 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion630.501 AU
Period5,625 years
Eccentricity0.993503
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun23.994 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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