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Comet C/2021 S3 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension20h 28.2m
Declination60° 40'
ConstellationCepheus
Distance from Earth1.950 AU
Last observed magnitude11.9
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-13
Altitude62.4°
Azimuth357° (N)
Angular separation from Sun89.6°
Ecliptic latitude58.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.192 AU
Perihelion1.320 AU
(2024-Feb-14)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000240
Inclination to ecliptic58.5°
Speed relative to Sun28.452 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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