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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 ascension2h 30.7m
Declination41° 46'
ConstellationAndromeda
Distance from Earth2.683 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2019-May-20
Altitude41.4°
Azimuth296° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun145.6°
Ecliptic latitude19.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.549 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(2019-Feb-07)
Aphelion258.229 AU
Period1,478 years
Eccentricity0.990082
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun22.204 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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