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Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN

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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 ascension4h 11.7m
Declination45° 55'
ConstellationPerseus
Distance from Earth0.840 AU
Last observed magnitude7.4
Date of last reported observation2020-May-23
Altitude44.2°
Azimuth294° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun24.9°
Ecliptic latitude53.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.433 AU
Perihelion0.430 AU
(2020-May-27)
Aphelion543.701 AU
Period4,488 years
Eccentricity0.998418
Inclination to ecliptic110.8°
Speed relative to Sun63.964 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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