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Comet C/2020 V2 ZTF

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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 ascension12h 57.5m
Declination36° 16'
ConstellationCanes Venatici
Distance from Earth5.956 AU
Last observed magnitude15.3
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-22
Altitude2.3°
Azimuth54° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun74.1°
Ecliptic latitude40.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.765 AU
Perihelion2.228 AU
(2023-May-08)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001252
Inclination to ecliptic131.6°
Speed relative to Sun17.557 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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