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Comet C/2020 R7 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 ascension17h 28.4m
Declination-15° 59'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth4.046 AU
Last observed magnitude15.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Oct-26
Altitude41.2°
Azimuth263° (W)
Angular separation from Sun8.5°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.075 AU
Perihelion2.956 AU
(2022-Sep-16)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000190
Inclination to ecliptic114.9°
Speed relative to Sun24.021 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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