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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 ascension19h 23.2m
Declination-56° 22'
ConstellationTelescopium
Distance from Earth2.295 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2018-Nov-26
Altitude21.8°
Azimuth206° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun125.3°
Ecliptic latitude-25.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.995 AU
Perihelion0.387 AU
(2018-Dec-03)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000000
Inclination to ecliptic144.0°
Speed relative to Sun24.341 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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