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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 ascension22h 43.3m
Declination-42° 11'
ConstellationGrus
Distance from Earth4.350 AU
Last observed magnitude12.7
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-22
Altitude-7.3°
Azimuth151° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun133.2°
Ecliptic latitude-26.3°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.089 AU
Perihelion2.056 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion644.094 AU
Period5,807 years
Eccentricity0.993635
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun18.597 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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