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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 ascension18h 40.6m
Declination-32° 46'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth3.506 AU
Last observed magnitude12.7
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-22
Altitude10.0°
Azimuth162° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun27.7°
Ecliptic latitude-12.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.673 AU
Perihelion2.055 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion623.635 AU
Period5,534 years
Eccentricity0.993432
Inclination to ecliptic27.9°
Speed relative to Sun25.709 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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