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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 ascension1h 24.7m
Declination27° 20'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth5.924 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2019-May-20
Altitude32.7°
Azimuth303° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun108.9°
Ecliptic latitude16.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.326 AU
Perihelion1.286 AU
(2019-Feb-07)
Aphelion284.842 AU
Period1,711 years
Eccentricity0.991012
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun16.561 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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