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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 ascension7h 34.4m
Declination25° 36'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth2.943 AU
Last observed magnitude13.3
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-23
Altitude54.0°
Azimuth235° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun22.3°
Ecliptic latitude5.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.040 AU
Perihelion0.902 AU
(2021-Feb-27)
Aphelion183.689 AU
Period887 years
Eccentricity0.990230
Inclination to ecliptic31.5°
Speed relative to Sun29.329 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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