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Comet C/2022 U1 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 ascension21h 28.7m
Declination49° 12'
ConstellationCygnus
Distance from Earth3.938 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation2024-Jul-07
Altitude29.6°
Azimuth311° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun104.0°
Ecliptic latitude51.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.300 AU
Perihelion4.202 AU
(2024-Mar-25)
Aphelion17,726.283 AU
Period834,726 years
Eccentricity0.999526
Inclination to ecliptic128.1°
Speed relative to Sun20.312 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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