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Comet C/2021 A4 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 ascension4h 18.9m
Declination-18° 43'
ConstellationEridanus
Distance from Earth2.064 AU
Last observed magnitude14.9
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-12
Altitude6.2°
Azimuth244° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun39.6°
Ecliptic latitude-65.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.438 AU
Perihelion1.146 AU
(2021-Mar-19)
Aphelion89.553 AU
Period305 years
Eccentricity0.974736
Inclination to ecliptic111.6°
Speed relative to Sun34.847 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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