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Comet C/2020 Q2 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 ascension20h 58.7m
Declination-14° 55'
ConstellationCapricornus
Distance from Earth5.231 AU
Last observed magnitude13.4
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-17
Altitude-75.7°
Azimuth244° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun104.6°
Ecliptic latitude2.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.567 AU
Perihelion5.401 AU
(2020-Feb-06)
Aphelion16.347 AU
Period35.9 years
Eccentricity0.503323
Inclination to ecliptic3.3°
Speed relative to Sun15.400 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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