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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 47.0m
Declination32° 27'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth18.328 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude0.4°
Azimuth58° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun126.7°
Ecliptic latitude9.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun18.933 AU
Perihelion0.850 AU
(22/06/2008)
Aphelion2,406.847 AU
Period41,770 years
Eccentricity0.999294
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.643 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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