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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 ascension1h 20.2m
Declination-0° 3'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth0.645 AU
Last observed magnitude10.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-11
Altitude28.0°
Azimuth248° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun79.9°
Ecliptic latitude-4.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.078 AU
Perihelion1.073 AU
(2022-Jan-11)
Aphelion5.339 AU
Period5.74 years
Eccentricity0.665288
Inclination to ecliptic5.7°
Speed relative to Sun37.006 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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