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Comet C/2021 E3 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 ascension10h 12.3m
Declination-39° 13'
ConstellationAntlia
Distance from Earth2.802 AU
Last observed magnitude11.6
Date of last reported observation2022-Sep-21
Altitude-65.2°
Azimuth60° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun46.9°
Ecliptic latitude-64.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.241 AU
Perihelion1.777 AU
(2022-Jun-11)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000904
Inclination to ecliptic112.6°
Speed relative to Sun28.146 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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