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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 ascension15h 29.1m
Declination-76° 8'
ConstellationApus
Distance from Earth5.831 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2019-Sep-30
Altitude-13.1°
Azimuth185° (S)
Angular separation from Sun55.7°
Ecliptic latitude-62.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.338 AU
Perihelion1.455 AU
(2019-Sep-05)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000480
Inclination to ecliptic116.6°
Speed relative to Sun18.239 km/s

Warning!
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