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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 23.9m
Declination32° 26'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth27.839 AU
Last observed magnitude20.1
Date of last reported observation2008-Dec-17
Altitude-14.5°
Azimuth343° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun39.3°
Ecliptic latitude9.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun27.060 AU
Perihelion0.832 AU
(2008-Jun-27)
Aphelion2,808.351 AU
Period52,642 years
Eccentricity0.999408
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.058 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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