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Comet C/2020 O2 Amaral

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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 ascension16h 31.8m
Declination-14° 54'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth4.249 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Jul-07
Altitude15.7°
Azimuth258° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun122.3°
Ecliptic latitude6.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.868 AU
Perihelion4.862 AU
(2021-Aug-28)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.002494
Inclination to ecliptic71.7°
Speed relative to Sun19.103 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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