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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto

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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 ascension7h 38.9m
Declination31° 59'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth0.373 AU
Last observed magnitude7.0
Date of last reported observation11/02/2019
Altitude20.1°
Azimuth24° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun140.8°
Ecliptic latitude3.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.298 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(07/02/2019)
Aphelion257.059 AU
Period1,468 years
Eccentricity0.990037
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun36.874 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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