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Comet C/2020 R4 ATLAS

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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 ascension11h 59.7m
Declination28° 40'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth0.834 AU
Last observed magnitude10.8
Date of last reported observation2021-May-10
Altitude51.5°
Azimuth276° (W)
Angular separation from Sun113.4°
Ecliptic latitude13.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.544 AU
Perihelion1.028 AU
(2021-Mar-01)
Aphelion190.790 AU
Period939 years
Eccentricity0.989277
Inclination to ecliptic164.5°
Speed relative to Sun33.759 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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