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Comet C/2021 G2 Atlas

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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 24.9m
Declination-20° 17'
ConstellationCorvus
Distance from Earth5.188 AU
Last observed magnitude13.9
Date of last reported observation2024-Jul-12
Altitude28.6°
Azimuth247° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun73.5°
Ecliptic latitude-16.8°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.996 AU
Perihelion4.982 AU
(2024-Sep-09)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000169
Inclination to ecliptic48.5°
Speed relative to Sun18.846 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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