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Comet C/2020 F5 MASTER

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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 ascension23h 33.5m
Declination15° 17'
ConstellationPegasus
Distance from Earth5.240 AU
Last observed magnitude16.9
Date of last reported observation2022-Sep-27
Altitude-37.7°
Azimuth17° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun161.1°
Ecliptic latitude14.0°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.196 AU
Perihelion4.323 AU
(2021-Mar-18)
Aphelion383.975 AU
Period2,705 years
Eccentricity0.977733
Inclination to ecliptic52.2°
Speed relative to Sun16.786 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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