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Comet C/2021 Y1 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 ascension3h 15.7m
Declination-13° 29'
ConstellationEridanus
Distance from Earth2.129 AU
Last observed magnitude14.2
Date of last reported observation2023-Jan-21
Altitude-56.9°
Azimuth261° (W)
Angular separation from Sun84.2°
Ecliptic latitude-28.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.253 AU
Perihelion2.033 AU
(2023-Apr-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000855
Inclination to ecliptic77.2°
Speed relative to Sun28.066 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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