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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 52.4m
Declination32° 26'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth20.516 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude-53.5°
Azimuth26° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun114.4°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.943 AU
Perihelion0.845 AU
(22/06/2008)
Aphelion2,227.443 AU
Period37,189 years
Eccentricity0.999242
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.161 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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