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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 ascension18h 12.1m
Declination79° 12'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth3.180 AU
Last observed magnitude15.6
Date of last reported observation2021-May-08
Altitude50.3°
Azimuth348° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun79.8°
Ecliptic latitude79.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.162 AU
Perihelion3.004 AU
(2021-Aug-19)
Aphelion43,225.255 AU
Period3,177,714 years
Eccentricity0.999861
Inclination to ecliptic93.2°
Speed relative to Sun23.689 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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