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Comet C/2019 Y1 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 ascension13h 34.7m
Declination-6° 38'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth4.017 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-12
Altitude-58.9°
Azimuth336° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun18.9°
Ecliptic latitude3.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.087 AU
Perihelion0.832 AU
(2020-Mar-15)
Aphelion171.695 AU
Period801 years
Eccentricity0.990360
Inclination to ecliptic73.3°
Speed relative to Sun23.759 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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