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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 24.7m
Declination33° 27'
ConstellationPerseus
Distance from Earth2.285 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation2019-Apr-15
Altitude44.4°
Azimuth88° (E)
Angular separation from Sun41.5°
Ecliptic latitude16.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.670 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(2019-Feb-07)
Aphelion257.839 AU
Period1,475 years
Eccentricity0.990067
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun32.486 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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