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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 ascension0h 39.0m
Declination-54° 57'
ConstellationPhoenix
Distance from Earth4.481 AU
Last observed magnitude14.2
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-18
Altitude-45.0°
Azimuth222° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun105.7°
Ecliptic latitude-46.8°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.856 AU
Perihelion2.228 AU
(2023-May-08)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000817
Inclination to ecliptic131.6°
Speed relative to Sun19.124 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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