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Comet C/2020 V2 ZTF

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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 ascension13h 1.1m
Declination47° 53'
ConstellationCanes Venatici
Distance from Earth4.698 AU
Last observed magnitude14.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-25
Altitude22.9°
Azimuth46° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun120.6°
Ecliptic latitude42.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.269 AU
Perihelion2.228 AU
(2023-May-08)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001189
Inclination to ecliptic131.6°
Speed relative to Sun18.364 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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