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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 59.3m
Declination45° 16'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth9.224 AU
Last observed magnitude15.7
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-03
Altitude19.5°
Azimuth48° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun78.9°
Ecliptic latitude71.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.085 AU
Perihelion8.177 AU
(2018-Dec-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000000
Inclination to ecliptic89.8°
Speed relative to Sun13.975 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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