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Comet C/2021 A2 NEOWISE

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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 46.3m
Declination-44° 33'
ConstellationVela
Distance from Earth0.736 AU
Last observed magnitude12.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-14
Altitude44.6°
Azimuth170° (S)
Angular separation from Sun109.9°
Ecliptic latitude-24.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.415 AU
Perihelion1.413 AU
(2021-Jan-22)
Aphelion5,475.459 AU
Period143,305 years
Eccentricity0.999484
Inclination to ecliptic107.0°
Speed relative to Sun35.401 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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