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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension0h 35.4m
Declination28° 31'
ConstellationAndromeda
Distance from Earth0.518 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2019-Sep-18
Altitude13.8°
Azimuth305° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun149.7°
Ecliptic latitude7.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.474 AU
Perihelion1.455 AU
(2019-Sep-05)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000728
Inclination to ecliptic116.6°
Speed relative to Sun34.695 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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