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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 ascension10h 26.1m
Declination2° 55'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth3.696 AU
Last observed magnitude16.5
Date of last reported observation2022-May-05
Altitude13.2°
Azimuth261° (W)
Angular separation from Sun99.5°
Ecliptic latitude-5.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.990 AU
Perihelion3.004 AU
(2021-Aug-19)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000318
Inclination to ecliptic93.2°
Speed relative to Sun21.089 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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