User: anonymous   Login
Location: York
(31.8935°S, 116.7682°E)
Time: 12:32:33
(UTC+08:00)
Language:

Comet C/2020 M5 ATLAS

 Year Month Day Time      

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 3.9m
Declination-14° 4'
ConstellationCrater
Distance from Earth5.757 AU
Last observed magnitude17.0
Date of last reported observation2022-May-22
Altitude62.5°
Azimuth305° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun20.5°
Ecliptic latitude-22.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.830 AU
Perihelion3.004 AU
(2021-Aug-19)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000392
Inclination to ecliptic93.2°
Speed relative to Sun19.168 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.
 

DLR