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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 ascension17h 23.9m
Declination-45° 28'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth4.440 AU
Last observed magnitude14.9
Date of last reported observation2020-Oct-19
Altitude-82.3°
Azimuth271° (W)
Angular separation from Sun29.7°
Ecliptic latitude-27.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.616 AU
Perihelion3.355 AU
(2021-Apr-18)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000478
Inclination to ecliptic142.3°
Speed relative to Sun22.153 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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