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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 28.0m
Declination8° 26'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth4.087 AU
Last observed magnitude16.0
Date of last reported observation2021-Jul-08
Altitude-9.3°
Azimuth70° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun12.7°
Ecliptic latitude6.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.116 AU
Perihelion1.029 AU
(2021-Mar-01)
Aphelion194.822 AU
Period969 years
Eccentricity0.989495
Inclination to ecliptic164.5°
Speed relative to Sun23.671 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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