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Comet C/2019 L3 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 ascension9h 37.0m
Declination-34° 31'
ConstellationAntlia
Distance from Earth4.276 AU
Last observed magnitude11.1
Date of last reported observation2023-Jan-14
Altitude-50.8°
Azimuth254° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun127.6°
Ecliptic latitude-38.0°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.939 AU
Perihelion3.554 AU
(2022-Jan-09)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001913
Inclination to ecliptic48.4°
Speed relative to Sun18.967 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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