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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 ascension5h 38.0m
Declination32° 47'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth2.255 AU
Last observed magnitude13.3
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-23
Altitude0.1°
Azimuth42° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun35.0°
Ecliptic latitude13.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.541 AU
Perihelion0.902 AU
(2021-Feb-27)
Aphelion193.203 AU
Period956 years
Eccentricity0.990708
Inclination to ecliptic31.5°
Speed relative to Sun33.802 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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