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Comet C/2021 A7 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 ascension7h 27.1m
Declination-9° 42'
ConstellationMonoceros
Distance from Earth2.280 AU
Last observed magnitude15.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-12
Altitude-18.0°
Azimuth270° (W)
Angular separation from Sun67.9°
Ecliptic latitude-33.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.118 AU
Perihelion1.969 AU
(2021-Jul-15)
Aphelion1,505.337 AU
Period20,690 years
Eccentricity0.997388
Inclination to ecliptic78.1°
Speed relative to Sun28.921 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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