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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 56.5m
Declination2° 24'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth1.692 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2022-Jun-01
Altitude2.8°
Azimuth89° (E)
Angular separation from Sun82.3°
Ecliptic latitude-3.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.853 AU
Perihelion1.552 AU
(2022-Mar-18)
Aphelion5.331 AU
Period6.38 years
Eccentricity0.548912
Inclination to ecliptic4.7°
Speed relative to Sun26.448 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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