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Comet C/2022 A2 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 ascension19h 21.5m
Declination58° 43'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth1.658 AU
Last observed magnitude10.2
Date of last reported observation2023-Jan-28
Altitude43.7°
Azimuth322° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun78.6°
Ecliptic latitude67.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.754 AU
Perihelion1.735 AU
(2023-Feb-18)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000398
Inclination to ecliptic108.1°
Speed relative to Sun31.810 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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