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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 12.9m
Declination32° 13'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth24.438 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude41.0°
Azimuth315° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun15.2°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun23.458 AU
Perihelion0.837 AU
(24/06/2008)
Aphelion2,274.013 AU
Period38,361 years
Eccentricity0.999264
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.652 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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