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Comet C/2021 A1 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 ascension16h 49.8m
Declination-11° 41'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth8.757 AU
Last observed magnitude12.2
Date of last reported observation2022-Apr-02
Altitude36.4°
Azimuth205° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun91.4°
Ecliptic latitude10.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.837 AU
Perihelion0.616 AU
(2022-Jan-03)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000040
Inclination to ecliptic132.7°
Speed relative to Sun14.172 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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