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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 ascension0h 41.1m
Declination18° 34'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth9.300 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2019-May-20
Altitude68.2°
Azimuth31° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun35.9°
Ecliptic latitude14.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.502 AU
Perihelion1.285 AU
(2019-Feb-06)
Aphelion278.215 AU
Period1,652 years
Eccentricity0.990807
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun14.224 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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