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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 ascension15h 49.0m
Declination-20° 29'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth2.432 AU
Last observed magnitude10.9
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-08
Altitude-58.3°
Azimuth292° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun65.2°
Ecliptic latitude-0.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.209 AU
Perihelion2.055 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion620.111 AU
Period5,487 years
Eccentricity0.993395
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun28.293 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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