User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 22:44:56
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

Comet C/2021 G2 Atlas

 Year Month Day Time      

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 2.2m
Declination-39° 29'
ConstellationVela
Distance from Earth6.079 AU
Last observed magnitude16.0
Date of last reported observation2023-Jan-14
Altitude43.7°
Azimuth152° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun122.2°
Ecliptic latitude-46.8°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.657 AU
Perihelion4.980 AU
(2024-Sep-09)
Aphelion9,554.246 AU
Period330,444 years
Eccentricity0.998958
Inclination to ecliptic48.5°
Speed relative to Sun16.320 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.
 

DLR