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Comet C/2022 U2 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 ascension6h 35.5m
Declination2° 12'
ConstellationMonoceros
Distance from Earth1.150 AU
Last observed magnitude14.8
Date of last reported observation2023-Mar-01
Altitude8.6°
Azimuth264° (W)
Angular separation from Sun99.1°
Ecliptic latitude-14.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.636 AU
Perihelion1.327 AU
(2023-Jan-14)
Aphelion205.696 AU
Period1,053 years
Eccentricity0.987182
Inclination to ecliptic48.2°
Speed relative to Sun32.805 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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