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Comet C/2020 PV6 PANSTARRS

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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 12.8m
Declination21° 12'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth2.590 AU
Last observed magnitude14.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-22
Altitude5.5°
Azimuth296° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun61.9°
Ecliptic latitude48.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.296 AU
Perihelion2.296 AU
(2021-Sep-25)
Aphelion81.114 AU
Period269 years
Eccentricity0.944955
Inclination to ecliptic128.2°
Speed relative to Sun27.415 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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