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Comet C/2007 W1 Boattini

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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 ascension5h 2.0m
Declination32° 6'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth23.909 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude7.5°
Azimuth54° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun42.1°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun23.173 AU
Perihelion0.838 AU
(23/06/2008)
Aphelion2,240.223 AU
Period37,510 years
Eccentricity0.999252
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.705 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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