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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 ascension17h 1.9m
Declination-28° 9'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth2.915 AU
Last observed magnitude11.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-10
Altitude18.1°
Azimuth144° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun49.1°
Ecliptic latitude-6.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.385 AU
Perihelion2.055 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion620.494 AU
Period5,492 years
Eccentricity0.993399
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun27.223 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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