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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 50.7m
Declination10° 39'
ConstellationAquila
Distance from Earth2.344 AU
Last observed magnitude12.1
Date of last reported observation2020-Oct-16
Altitude10.9°
Azimuth273° (W)
Angular separation from Sun59.0°
Ecliptic latitude36.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.021 AU
Perihelion1.314 AU
(2020-Aug-14)
Aphelion104.102 AU
Period383 years
Eccentricity0.975061
Inclination to ecliptic142.9°
Speed relative to Sun29.343 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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