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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 ascension17h 21.8m
Declination-27° 25'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth4.039 AU
Last observed magnitude16.1
Date of last reported observation2021-May-05
Altitude13.7°
Azimuth134° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun149.6°
Ecliptic latitude-3.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.937 AU
Perihelion4.865 AU
(2021-Aug-28)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.002181
Inclination to ecliptic71.8°
Speed relative to Sun18.968 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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