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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 ascension13h 54.5m
Declination-20° 55'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth0.955 AU
Last observed magnitude10.0
Date of last reported observation14/01/2019
Altitude-22.7°
Azimuth113° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun85.4°
Ecliptic latitude-6.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.315 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(06/02/2019)
Aphelion189.782 AU
Period934 years
Eccentricity0.986533
Inclination to ecliptic160.4°
Speed relative to Sun36.606 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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