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Comet C/2018 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 ascension21h 47.7m
Declination35° 48'
ConstellationCygnus
Distance from Earth2.549 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation11/02/2019
Altitude60.5°
Azimuth289° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun46.9°
Ecliptic latitude64.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.008 AU
Perihelion1.712 AU
(02/12/2018)
Aphelion485.762 AU
Period3,805 years
Eccentricity0.992977
Inclination to ecliptic67.4°
Speed relative to Sun29.667 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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