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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension20h 32.3m
Declination-10° 3'
ConstellationCapricornus
Distance from Earth1.551 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-07
Altitude-23.4°
Azimuth263° (W)
Angular separation from Sun41.1°
Ecliptic latitude12.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.035 AU
Perihelion1.028 AU
(2021-Mar-01)
Aphelion190.985 AU
Period941 years
Eccentricity0.989288
Inclination to ecliptic164.5°
Speed relative to Sun41.288 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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