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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 ascension10h 47.7m
Declination54° 50'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth3.597 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2022-Oct-01
Altitude18.7°
Azimuth334° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun63.3°
Ecliptic latitude48.3°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.273 AU
Perihelion2.228 AU
(2023-May-08)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000932
Inclination to ecliptic131.6°
Speed relative to Sun23.291 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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