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Comet C/2023 A3 Tsuchinshan-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 ascension11h 4.0m
Declination1° 56'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth2.032 AU
Last observed magnitude10.1
Date of last reported observation2024-Jul-14
Altitude-23.1°
Azimuth294° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun52.8°
Ecliptic latitude-4.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.633 AU
Perihelion0.391 AU
(2024-Sep-27)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000093
Inclination to ecliptic139.1°
Speed relative to Sun32.969 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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