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Comet C/2021 X1 Maury-Attard

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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 ascension22h 38.9m
Declination7° 38'
ConstellationPegasus
Distance from Earth5.036 AU
Last observed magnitude17.7
Date of last reported observation2024-Jan-09
Altitude17.8°
Azimuth96° (E)
Angular separation from Sun18.6°
Ecliptic latitude18.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.111 AU
Perihelion3.233 AU
(2023-May-27)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001165
Inclination to ecliptic140.1°
Speed relative to Sun20.783 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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