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Comet P/2022 L3 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 ascension2h 48.7m
Declination16° 58'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth1.548 AU
Last observed magnitude15.9
Date of last reported observation2022-Sep-30
Altitude-18.9°
Azimuth325° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun144.2°
Ecliptic latitude0.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.432 AU
Perihelion2.420 AU
(2022-Oct-29)
Aphelion10.601 AU
Period16.6 years
Eccentricity0.628311
Inclination to ecliptic21.5°
Speed relative to Sun24.359 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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