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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 10.5m
Declination32° 11'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth22.611 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude-44.7°
Azimuth41° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun21.9°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun21.671 AU
Perihelion0.842 AU
(23/06/2008)
Aphelion2,216.152 AU
Period36,907 years
Eccentricity0.999240
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.004 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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