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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 ascension17h 53.0m
Declination57° 23'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth5.098 AU
Last observed magnitude16.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Jun-13
Altitude35.4°
Azimuth40° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun99.2°
Ecliptic latitude70.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.355 AU
Perihelion4.476 AU
(2020-Jun-17)
Aphelion60,069.954 AU
Period5,205,922 years
Eccentricity0.999851
Inclination to ecliptic103.5°
Speed relative to Sun18.201 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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