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Comet C/2020 M5 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 ascension12h 59.7m
Declination72° 37'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth3.198 AU
Last observed magnitude16.2
Date of last reported observation2021-Jun-14
Altitude-38.0°
Azimuth339° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun73.8°
Ecliptic latitude70.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.073 AU
Perihelion3.004 AU
(2021-Aug-19)
Aphelion61,942.583 AU
Period5,451,033 years
Eccentricity0.999903
Inclination to ecliptic93.2°
Speed relative to Sun24.028 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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