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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 0.4m
Declination32° 42'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth21.965 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation17/12/2008
Altitude24.8°
Azimuth53° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun136.8°
Ecliptic latitude9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun22.693 AU
Perihelion0.840 AU
(23/06/2008)
Aphelion2,232.014 AU
Period37,304 years
Eccentricity0.999248
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.797 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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