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Comet C/2020 A2 Iwamoto

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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 ascension6h 46.9m
Declination29° 32'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth3.286 AU
Last observed magnitude15.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Apr-15
Altitude58.7°
Azimuth269° (W)
Angular separation from Sun28.8°
Ecliptic latitude8.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.446 AU
Perihelion0.978 AU
(2020-Jan-08)
Aphelion2,252.561 AU
Period37,823 years
Eccentricity0.999132
Inclination to ecliptic120.8°
Speed relative to Sun26.920 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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