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Comet 398P 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 24.6m
Declination-12° 27'
ConstellationEridanus
Distance from Earth0.403 AU
Last observed magnitude13.2
Date of last reported observation2020-Nov-21
Altitude-16.9°
Azimuth271° (W)
Angular separation from Sun145.7°
Ecliptic latitude-9.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.338 AU
Perihelion1.306 AU
(2020-Dec-26)
Aphelion4.950 AU
Period5.53 years
Eccentricity0.582583
Inclination to ecliptic11.0°
Speed relative to Sun32.288 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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