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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 ascension15h 44.1m
Declination-50° 57'
ConstellationNorma
Distance from Earth12.134 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2018-Nov-26
Altitude-29.5°
Azimuth224° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun30.3°
Ecliptic latitude-32.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.294 AU
Perihelion0.388 AU
(2018-Dec-03)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000330
Inclination to ecliptic144.1°
Speed relative to Sun12.564 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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