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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 46.4m
Declination31° 56'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth19.584 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude41.4°
Azimuth315° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun68.9°
Ecliptic latitude9.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun19.248 AU
Perihelion0.849 AU
(22/06/2008)
Aphelion2,361.295 AU
Period40,590 years
Eccentricity0.999281
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.562 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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