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Comet 104P Kowal

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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 47.1m
Declination0° 5'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.261 AU
Last observed magnitude16.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Jul-20
Altitude-57.8°
Azimuth90° (E)
Angular separation from Sun39.8°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.565 AU
Perihelion1.073 AU
(2022-Jan-11)
Aphelion5.343 AU
Period5.75 years
Eccentricity0.665536
Inclination to ecliptic5.7°
Speed relative to Sun20.374 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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