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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 ascension5h 42.0m
Declination45° 52'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth1.853 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Mar-16
Altitude38.1°
Azimuth60° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun69.6°
Ecliptic latitude23.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.773 AU
Perihelion0.978 AU
(2020-Jan-08)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000223
Inclination to ecliptic120.7°
Speed relative to Sun31.637 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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