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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 15.5m
Declination-33° 5'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth3.962 AU
Last observed magnitude12.7
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-22
Altitude0.7°
Azimuth221° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun13.0°
Ecliptic latitude-17.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.011 AU
Perihelion2.055 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion629.329 AU
Period5,609 years
Eccentricity0.993491
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun24.217 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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