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Comet 22P Kopff

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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 ascension0h 46.7m
Declination-1° 42'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth2.124 AU
Last observed magnitude15.0
Date of last reported observation2022-Nov-13
Altitude63.4°
Azimuth266° (W)
Angular separation from Sun121.5°
Ecliptic latitude-4.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.771 AU
Perihelion1.552 AU
(2022-Mar-18)
Aphelion5.333 AU
Period6.39 years
Eccentricity0.549159
Inclination to ecliptic4.7°
Speed relative to Sun19.561 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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