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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 ascension10h 52.5m
Declination-75° 12'
ConstellationCarina
Distance from Earth6.738 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2019-Sep-30
Altitude-13.4°
Azimuth174° (S)
Angular separation from Sun108.5°
Ecliptic latitude-60.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.126 AU
Perihelion1.456 AU
(2019-Sep-05)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000396
Inclination to ecliptic116.6°
Speed relative to Sun15.787 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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