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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: 10°, Max. star mag.: 8)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension22h 31.8m
Declination3° 22'
ConstellationPegasus
Distance from Earth2.745 AU
Last observed magnitude6.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-02
Altitude-15.6°
Azimuth42° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun12.7°
Ecliptic latitude18.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.791 AU
Perihelion0.398 AU
(2020-Dec-12)
Aphelion376.786 AU
Period2,590 years
Eccentricity0.997887
Inclination to ecliptic19.9°
Speed relative to Sun31.402 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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