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Comet C/2020 K8 Catalina-ATLAS

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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 ascension11h 6.6m
Declination-4° 8'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth1.442 AU
Last observed magnitude10.3
Date of last reported observation2020-Aug-25
Altitude-49.9°
Azimuth44° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun18.6°
Ecliptic latitude-22.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.587 AU
Perihelion0.475 AU
(2020-Sep-14)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000273
Inclination to ecliptic31.4°
Speed relative to Sun54.984 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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