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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 ascension0h 10.1m
Declination20° 7'
ConstellationPegasus
Distance from Earth3.212 AU
Last observed magnitude16.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Jun-22
Altitude47.8°
Azimuth250° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun120.6°
Ecliptic latitude14.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.829 AU
Perihelion0.398 AU
(2020-Dec-12)
Aphelion376.638 AU
Period2,588 years
Eccentricity0.997888
Inclination to ecliptic19.9°
Speed relative to Sun21.417 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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