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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: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension4h 29.2m
Declination33° 30'
ConstellationPerseus
Distance from Earth1.513 AU
Last observed magnitude10.5
Date of last reported observation2019-Mar-18
Altitude-33.5°
Azimuth228° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun67.5°
Ecliptic latitude12.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.459 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(2019-Feb-07)
Aphelion257.474 AU
Period1,472 years
Eccentricity0.990053
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun34.778 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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