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Comet C/2019 Y4 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 ascension3h 46.4m
Declination15° 9'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth0.941 AU
Last observed magnitude8.1
Date of last reported observation2020-May-21
Altitude41.5°
Azimuth232° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun15.1°
Ecliptic latitude-16.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.267 AU
Perihelion0.253 AU
(2020-May-31)
Aphelion647.238 AU
Period5,825 years
Eccentricity0.999219
Inclination to ecliptic45.4°
Speed relative to Sun81.562 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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