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Comet C/2022 E2 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 ascension6h 59.6m
Declination35° 39'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth4.680 AU
Last observed magnitude14.0
Date of last reported observation2024-May-29
Altitude55.5°
Azimuth72° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun21.7°
Ecliptic latitude16.1°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.755 AU
Perihelion3.666 AU
(2024-Sep-14)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000861
Inclination to ecliptic137.1°
Speed relative to Sun21.742 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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