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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 ascension4h 58.1m
Declination32° 12'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth23.287 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude73.1°
Azimuth115° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun72.8°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun23.011 AU
Perihelion0.839 AU
(23/06/2008)
Aphelion2,235.404 AU
Period37,389 years
Eccentricity0.999250
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.736 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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