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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 ascension16h 15.4m
Declination-45° 55'
ConstellationNorma
Distance from Earth3.634 AU
Last observed magnitude14.3
Date of last reported observation2023-Jul-07
Altitude0.0°
Azimuth149° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun128.6°
Ecliptic latitude-20.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.330 AU
Perihelion2.032 AU
(2023-Apr-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000878
Inclination to ecliptic77.2°
Speed relative to Sun20.252 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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