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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 6.0m
Declination33° 0'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth17.694 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude36.1°
Azimuth312° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun138.9°
Ecliptic latitude9.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun18.454 AU
Perihelion0.851 AU
(22/06/2008)
Aphelion2,483.499 AU
Period43,781 years
Eccentricity0.999315
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.769 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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