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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano

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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 ascension13h 10.3m
Declination-63° 43'
ConstellationCentaurus
Distance from Earth11.610 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2019-Sep-30
Altitude-20.9°
Azimuth196° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun54.2°
Ecliptic latitude-53.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.062 AU
Perihelion1.460 AU
(2019-Sep-05)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000536
Inclination to ecliptic116.6°
Speed relative to Sun12.678 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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