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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 12.0m
Declination32° 22'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth20.564 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude-46.3°
Azimuth321° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun50.8°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun19.938 AU
Perihelion0.847 AU
(22/06/2008)
Aphelion2,301.919 AU
Period39,070 years
Eccentricity0.999264
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.392 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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