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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 ascension16h 50.7m
Declination-37° 20'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth2.655 AU
Last observed magnitude13.2
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-12
Altitude-19.2°
Azimuth235° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun127.0°
Ecliptic latitude-11.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.355 AU
Perihelion3.355 AU
(2021-Apr-18)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000231
Inclination to ecliptic142.3°
Speed relative to Sun22.997 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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