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Comet C/2020 S4 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension10h 10.9m
Declination26° 14'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth3.685 AU
Last observed magnitude16.4
Date of last reported observation2023-May-15
Altitude17.2°
Azimuth66° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun73.6°
Ecliptic latitude14.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.534 AU
Perihelion3.370 AU
(2023-Feb-09)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001013
Inclination to ecliptic20.6°
Speed relative to Sun22.412 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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