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Comet C/2020 S8 Lemmon

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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 ascension12h 55.6m
Declination6° 29'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth1.545 AU
Last observed magnitude16.2
Date of last reported observation2021-May-08
Altitude55.6°
Azimuth181° (S)
Angular separation from Sun137.5°
Ecliptic latitude7.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.389 AU
Perihelion2.364 AU
(2021-Apr-10)
Aphelion546.678 AU
Period4,549 years
Eccentricity0.991389
Inclination to ecliptic108.5°
Speed relative to Sun27.190 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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