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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 54.8m
Declination32° 51'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth17.762 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude46.2°
Azimuth38° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun165.4°
Ecliptic latitude9.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun18.716 AU
Perihelion0.850 AU
(22/06/2008)
Aphelion2,442.742 AU
Period42,708 years
Eccentricity0.999304
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.699 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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