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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 ascension20h 13.0m
Declination-33° 7'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth3.952 AU
Last observed magnitude12.7
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-22
Altitude-39.2°
Azimuth107° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun12.9°
Ecliptic latitude-17.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.001 AU
Perihelion2.055 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion629.037 AU
Period5,605 years
Eccentricity0.993488
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun24.256 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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