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Comet C/2020 H4 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 ascension10h 48.8m
Declination20° 59'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth1.782 AU
Last observed magnitude15.7
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-29
Altitude52.7°
Azimuth105° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun32.4°
Ecliptic latitude20.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.078 AU
Perihelion0.938 AU
(2020-Aug-29)
Aphelion287.175 AU
Period1,729 years
Eccentricity0.993486
Inclination to ecliptic84.3°
Speed relative to Sun40.484 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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