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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 ascension7h 13.6m
Declination27° 30'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth0.800 AU
Last observed magnitude17.0
Date of last reported observation2021-Mar-04
Altitude-4.0°
Azimuth327° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun117.6°
Ecliptic latitude2.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.537 AU
Perihelion1.306 AU
(2020-Dec-26)
Aphelion4.951 AU
Period5.53 years
Eccentricity0.582630
Inclination to ecliptic11.0°
Speed relative to Sun29.506 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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