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Comet C/2020 J1 SONEAR

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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 ascension14h 12.3m
Declination-17° 3'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth2.686 AU
Last observed magnitude13.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Jun-16
Altitude29.3°
Azimuth142° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun128.1°
Ecliptic latitude-2.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.408 AU
Perihelion3.360 AU
(2021-Apr-19)
Aphelion956.626 AU
Period10,516 years
Eccentricity0.993000
Inclination to ecliptic142.3°
Speed relative to Sun22.775 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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