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Comet C/2020 K1 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension18h 8.1m
Declination15° 1'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth3.431 AU
Last observed magnitude13.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Jun-27
Altitude-23.1°
Azimuth22° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun141.2°
Ecliptic latitude30.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.271 AU
Perihelion3.073 AU
(2023-May-09)
Aphelion80,876.848 AU
Period8,132,504 years
Eccentricity0.999924
Inclination to ecliptic89.7°
Speed relative to Sun20.382 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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