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Comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-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 ascension18h 52.2m
Declination-13° 5'
ConstellationScutum
Distance from Earth1.111 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation26/11/2018
Altitude39.1°
Azimuth253° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun24.5°
Ecliptic latitude24.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.461 AU
Perihelion0.387 AU
(03/12/2018)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000000
Inclination to ecliptic144.0°
Speed relative to Sun62.057 km/s

Warning!
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