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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 6.8m
Declination18° 37'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth2.857 AU
Last observed magnitude14.2
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-10
Altitude35.7°
Azimuth257° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun47.8°
Ecliptic latitude50.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.308 AU
Perihelion2.296 AU
(2021-Sep-25)
Aphelion81.129 AU
Period269 years
Eccentricity0.944965
Inclination to ecliptic128.2°
Speed relative to Sun27.339 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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