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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 4.6m
Declination-1° 59'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth4.757 AU
Last observed magnitude13.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-16
Altitude-43.3°
Azimuth312° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun10.0°
Ecliptic latitude12.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.781 AU
Perihelion3.355 AU
(2021-Apr-18)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000456
Inclination to ecliptic142.3°
Speed relative to Sun21.664 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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