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Comet C/2022 W3 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 ascension18h 51.2m
Declination-26° 24'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth1.682 AU
Last observed magnitude16.3
Date of last reported observation2023-Sep-04
Altitude-57.5°
Azimuth46° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun92.6°
Ecliptic latitude-2.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.996 AU
Perihelion1.398 AU
(2023-Jun-22)
Aphelion562.882 AU
Period4,739 years
Eccentricity0.995046
Inclination to ecliptic103.6°
Speed relative to Sun29.760 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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