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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 ascension10h 59.5m
Declination-3° 53'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth1.410 AU
Last observed magnitude10.3
Date of last reported observation2020-Aug-25
Altitude-41.7°
Azimuth322° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun19.1°
Ecliptic latitude-24.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.568 AU
Perihelion0.475 AU
(2020-Sep-14)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000273
Inclination to ecliptic31.4°
Speed relative to Sun55.906 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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