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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 ascension1h 16.8m
Declination-0° 13'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth1.427 AU
Last observed magnitude14.5
Date of last reported observation2022-Sep-27
Altitude30.3°
Azimuth127° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun168.9°
Ecliptic latitude-4.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.417 AU
Perihelion1.552 AU
(2022-Mar-18)
Aphelion5.332 AU
Period6.39 years
Eccentricity0.549088
Inclination to ecliptic4.7°
Speed relative to Sun21.826 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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