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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 ascension8h 7.3m
Declination30° 4'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth0.347 AU
Last observed magnitude7.0
Date of last reported observation11/02/2019
Altitude88.2°
Azimuth234° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun148.3°
Ecliptic latitude2.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.296 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(07/02/2019)
Aphelion257.059 AU
Period1,468 years
Eccentricity0.990037
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun36.907 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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