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Comet C/2021 Y1 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 ascension4h 19.5m
Declination11° 39'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.721 AU
Last observed magnitude14.9
Date of last reported observation2022-Nov-13
Altitude-21.7°
Azimuth77° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun169.9°
Ecliptic latitude-6.1°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.697 AU
Perihelion2.033 AU
(2023-Apr-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000855
Inclination to ecliptic77.2°
Speed relative to Sun25.655 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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