C/2020 T2 (PALOMAR)

C2020 T2 (Palomar)
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C/2020 T2

This is a very beautiful comet and currently a big challenge for astrophotographers. These days you can see C / 2020 T2 in the famous constellation Libra. However, these days you can see a comet from Bosnia and Herzegovina low in the western sky after 8 p.m. Since it was quite high in the sky during the past month, we can now say that the comet is “outgoing”. You can see the C/2020 T2 (Palomar) with a minimum of 6 inches with a telescope.

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C2020 T2 (Palomar) 02

 

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C2020 T2 (Palomar) 03

 

This comet has a relatively large orbital period of approximately 5500 years. That’s a lot less than last year’s famous Neowise comet which has an orbital period of 6750 years. So, we can see the C / 2020 T2 (Palomar) comet again in 5500 years. Currently the comet has a magnitude of 10.4 and can certainly be seen beautifully. During the passage, the comet was closest to the Sun on July 11, 2021 and at a distance of 2.4 astronomical units (AU).

 

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C2020 T2 (Palomar) 07

 

C2020 T2 (Palomar) POSITION

 

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