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Comet C/2020 K2 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 ascension17h 58.4m
Declination45° 25'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth9.197 AU
Last observed magnitude15.7
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-03
Altitude-12.7°
Azimuth317° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun79.9°
Ecliptic latitude70.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.076 AU
Perihelion8.177 AU
(2018-Dec-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000000
Inclination to ecliptic89.8°
Speed relative to Sun13.982 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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