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Comet C/2022 L2 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 10.6m
Declination-28° 40'
ConstellationAntlia
Distance from Earth2.345 AU
Last observed magnitude15.1
Date of last reported observation2024-May-18
Altitude5.1°
Azimuth241° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun105.0°
Ecliptic latitude-30.4°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.784 AU
Perihelion2.693 AU
(2024-Mar-12)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001472
Inclination to ecliptic129.3°
Speed relative to Sun25.254 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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