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Comet C/2021 A1 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 ascension16h 51.3m
Declination-20° 35'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth5.784 AU
Last observed magnitude12.2
Date of last reported observation2022-Apr-02
Altitude3.5°
Azimuth128° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun2.1°
Ecliptic latitude2.3°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.799 AU
Perihelion0.615 AU
(2022-Jan-03)
Aphelion58,611.575 AU
Period5,017,012 years
Eccentricity0.999979
Inclination to ecliptic132.7°
Speed relative to Sun19.227 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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