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Comet C/2021 P4 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 ascension10h 40.2m
Declination-0° 10'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth2.025 AU
Last observed magnitude11.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Jul-02
Altitude14.0°
Azimuth105° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun19.2°
Ecliptic latitude-14.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.120 AU
Perihelion1.080 AU
(2022-Jul-30)
Aphelion645.511 AU
Period5,813 years
Eccentricity0.996658
Inclination to ecliptic56.3°
Speed relative to Sun39.765 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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