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Comet C/2020 H6 ATLAS

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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 ascension13h 51.8m
Declination-9° 47'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.885 AU
Last observed magnitude16.0
Date of last reported observation2021-May-07
Altitude46.5°
Azimuth189° (S)
Angular separation from Sun158.0°
Ecliptic latitude1.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.837 AU
Perihelion4.705 AU
(2021-Sep-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000857
Inclination to ecliptic80.0°
Speed relative to Sun19.157 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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