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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension13h 35.3m
Declination-21° 56'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth1.058 AU
Last observed magnitude7.2
Date of last reported observation2020-Nov-24
Altitude-24.3°
Azimuth266° (W)
Angular separation from Sun34.4°
Ecliptic latitude-19.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.608 AU
Perihelion0.398 AU
(2020-Dec-12)
Aphelion359.869 AU
Period2,418 years
Eccentricity0.997788
Inclination to ecliptic19.9°
Speed relative to Sun53.953 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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