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Comet C/2018 N2 ASASSN

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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 ascension2h 12.1m
Declination29° 10'
ConstellationTriangulum
Distance from Earth2.383 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation2019-Sep-18
Altitude73.9°
Azimuth238° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun134.1°
Ecliptic latitude11.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.165 AU
Perihelion3.125 AU
(2019-Nov-11)
Aphelion54,819.875 AU
Period4,538,448 years
Eccentricity0.999886
Inclination to ecliptic77.5°
Speed relative to Sun23.676 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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