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Comet C/2021 G2 Atlas

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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 ascension12h 1.6m
Declination-23° 40'
ConstellationCorvus
Distance from Earth4.697 AU
Last observed magnitude14.2
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-15
Altitude-48.4°
Azimuth44° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun103.0°
Ecliptic latitude-20.0°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.024 AU
Perihelion4.982 AU
(2024-Sep-09)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000094
Inclination to ecliptic48.5°
Speed relative to Sun18.793 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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