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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 ascension10h 35.6m
Declination6° 32'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth2.518 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation2022-May-29
Altitude-31.5°
Azimuth316° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun61.8°
Ecliptic latitude-2.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.226 AU
Perihelion1.073 AU
(2022-Jan-11)
Aphelion5.343 AU
Period5.75 years
Eccentricity0.665515
Inclination to ecliptic5.7°
Speed relative to Sun22.815 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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