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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension0h 15.0m
Declination44° 17'
ConstellationAndromeda
Distance from Earth1.330 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-23
Altitude76.5°
Azimuth268° (W)
Angular separation from Sun40.9°
Ecliptic latitude71.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.871 AU
Perihelion0.832 AU
(2020-Mar-15)
Aphelion172.848 AU
Period809 years
Eccentricity0.990424
Inclination to ecliptic73.3°
Speed relative to Sun45.010 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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