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Comet C/2019 T4 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 ascension17h 47.8m
Declination28° 7'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth6.458 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2024-Mar-17
Altitude-27.1°
Azimuth5° (N)
Angular separation from Sun106.8°
Ecliptic latitude47.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.815 AU
Perihelion4.242 AU
(2022-Jun-08)
Aphelion1,858.961 AU
Period28,435 years
Eccentricity0.995447
Inclination to ecliptic53.6°
Speed relative to Sun16.106 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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