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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 ascension18h 27.9m
Declination19° 29'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth4.400 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-14
Altitude-29.8°
Azimuth23° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun92.4°
Ecliptic latitude41.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.554 AU
Perihelion4.475 AU
(2020-Jun-16)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000326
Inclination to ecliptic103.5°
Speed relative to Sun19.741 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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