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Comet C/2021 D1 SWAN

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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 ascension3h 30.8m
Declination33° 52'
ConstellationPerseus
Distance from Earth1.857 AU
Last observed magnitude11.3
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-12
Altitude67.9°
Azimuth99° (E)
Angular separation from Sun36.6°
Ecliptic latitude22.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.210 AU
Perihelion0.902 AU
(2021-Feb-27)
Aphelion183.197 AU
Period883 years
Eccentricity0.990204
Inclination to ecliptic31.5°
Speed relative to Sun38.164 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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