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Comet C/2020 Q1 Borisov

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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 ascension19h 49.8m
Declination23° 34'
ConstellationVulpecula
Distance from Earth1.365 AU
Last observed magnitude12.1
Date of last reported observation2020-Oct-16
Altitude8.6°
Azimuth294° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun90.7°
Ecliptic latitude33.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.698 AU
Perihelion1.314 AU
(2020-Aug-14)
Aphelion104.007 AU
Period382 years
Eccentricity0.975039
Inclination to ecliptic142.9°
Speed relative to Sun32.061 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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