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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 ascension20h 19.7m
Declination-31° 57'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth2.443 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation26/11/2018
Altitude-2.4°
Azimuth228° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun30.8°
Ecliptic latitude-17.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.672 AU
Perihelion0.387 AU
(03/12/2018)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000000
Inclination to ecliptic144.0°
Speed relative to Sun32.571 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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