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Comet C/2020 H4 Leonard

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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 46.6m
Declination26° 18'
ConstellationLeo Minor
Distance from Earth1.748 AU
Last observed magnitude15.7
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-29
Altitude67.4°
Azimuth223° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun29.2°
Ecliptic latitude31.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.999 AU
Perihelion0.927 AU
(2020-Aug-29)
Aphelion95.417 AU
Period334 years
Eccentricity0.980752
Inclination to ecliptic84.5°
Speed relative to Sun41.922 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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