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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 9.2m
Declination-21° 27'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth4.520 AU
Last observed magnitude12.2
Date of last reported observation2022-Apr-02
Altitude-22.7°
Azimuth100° (E)
Angular separation from Sun57.5°
Ecliptic latitude-0.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.071 AU
Perihelion0.615 AU
(2022-Jan-03)
Aphelion51,280.385 AU
Period4,105,801 years
Eccentricity0.999976
Inclination to ecliptic132.7°
Speed relative to Sun20.876 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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