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Comet C/2020 Y2 ATLAS

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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 ascension6h 40.6m
Declination-39° 21'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth3.478 AU
Last observed magnitude14.9
Date of last reported observation2022-May-06
Altitude-6.2°
Azimuth152° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun62.3°
Ecliptic latitude-78.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.137 AU
Perihelion3.132 AU
(2022-Jun-17)
Aphelion2,166.932 AU
Period35,741 years
Eccentricity0.997113
Inclination to ecliptic101.3°
Speed relative to Sun23.766 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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