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Comet C/2021 A2 NEOWISE

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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 ascension5h 4.5m
Declination51° 59'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth2.098 AU
Last observed magnitude16.9
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-06
Altitude83.5°
Azimuth262° (W)
Angular separation from Sun60.4°
Ecliptic latitude33.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.825 AU
Perihelion1.413 AU
(2021-Jan-22)
Aphelion512.858 AU
Period4,123 years
Eccentricity0.994505
Inclination to ecliptic107.0°
Speed relative to Sun31.124 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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