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Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension0h 51.5m
Declination22° 32'
ConstellationAndromeda
Distance from Earth5.346 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2019-May-20
Altitude24.3°
Azimuth65° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun50.6°
Ecliptic latitude17.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.780 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(2019-Feb-07)
Aphelion287.404 AU
Period1,734 years
Eccentricity0.991087
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun19.106 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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