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Comet C/2020 S3 Erasmus

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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 ascension23h 5.2m
Declination9° 35'
ConstellationPegasus
Distance from Earth4.746 AU
Last observed magnitude17.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-28
Altitude-18.9°
Azimuth91° (E)
Angular separation from Sun104.7°
Ecliptic latitude13.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.087 AU
Perihelion0.398 AU
(2020-Dec-12)
Aphelion365.796 AU
Period2,478 years
Eccentricity0.997829
Inclination to ecliptic19.9°
Speed relative to Sun18.545 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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