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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 6.8m
Declination32° 17'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth18.576 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude55.2°
Azimuth339° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun49.9°
Ecliptic latitude9.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun17.939 AU
Perihelion0.852 AU
(22/06/2008)
Aphelion2,584.532 AU
Period46,478 years
Eccentricity0.999341
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.910 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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