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Comet C/2019 K7 Smith

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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 ascension18h 31.4m
Declination19° 45'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth4.263 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-09
Altitude5.2°
Azimuth67° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun99.6°
Ecliptic latitude39.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.541 AU
Perihelion4.475 AU
(2020-Jun-16)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000383
Inclination to ecliptic103.5°
Speed relative to Sun19.769 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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