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Comet C/2022 E3 ZTF

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 10°, Max. star mag.: 8)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension5h 56.3m
Declination66° 5'
ConstellationCamelopardalis
Distance from Earth0.285 AU
Last observed magnitude5.5
Date of last reported observation2023-Feb-01
Altitude-23.4°
Azimuth25° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun122.1°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.163 AU
Perihelion1.112 AU
(2023-Jan-12)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000313
Inclination to ecliptic109.2°
Speed relative to Sun39.067 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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