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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 ascension6h 38.6m
Declination-26° 38'
ConstellationCanis Major
Distance from Earth2.141 AU
Last observed magnitude15.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-10
Altitude32.0°
Azimuth233° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun84.5°
Ecliptic latitude-45.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.275 AU
Perihelion1.968 AU
(2021-Jul-15)
Aphelion12,181.983 AU
Period475,494 years
Eccentricity0.999677
Inclination to ecliptic78.1°
Speed relative to Sun27.921 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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