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Comet C/2020 T2 Palomar

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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 ascension14h 19.5m
Declination-1° 33'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth1.805 AU
Last observed magnitude10.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Jul-23
Altitude32.2°
Azimuth282° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun89.5°
Ecliptic latitude10.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.063 AU
Perihelion2.055 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion620.483 AU
Period5,492 years
Eccentricity0.993399
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun29.277 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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