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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 24.1m
Declination-5° 36'
ConstellationEridanus
Distance from Earth5.876 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2020-Jun-01
Altitude27.0°
Azimuth222° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun30.1°
Ecliptic latitude-31.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.028 AU
Perihelion0.430 AU
(2020-May-27)
Aphelion545.158 AU
Period4,506 years
Eccentricity0.998423
Inclination to ecliptic110.8°
Speed relative to Sun18.699 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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