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Comet C/2021 X1 Maury-Attard

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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 ascension2h 53.8m
Declination-15° 42'
ConstellationEridanus
Distance from Earth3.367 AU
Last observed magnitude15.9
Date of last reported observation2023-Jan-17
Altitude-33.2°
Azimuth85° (E)
Angular separation from Sun84.3°
Ecliptic latitude-30.3°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.414 AU
Perihelion3.234 AU
(2023-May-27)
Aphelion71,857.566 AU
Period6,810,849 years
Eccentricity0.999910
Inclination to ecliptic140.1°
Speed relative to Sun22.798 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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