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Comet C/2007 W1 (Boattini)
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A new  magnitude 17.4,  comet, was discovered by A. Boattini (Mt. Lemmon Survey) on November 20th, 2007, and  confirmed by the later observations.
The preliminary orbital elements of the comet indicate a perihelion passage on June 14th, 2008 at a distance of 0.7 AU from the Sun.
The comet could reach magnitude 6.4  at perihelion.
Ephemeris:
    C/2007 W1 (Boattini)
Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    
2007 11 16 11 41.55 +00 53.3 3.753 3.332 57.7 14.5 17.6
2007 11 26 11 51.23 -00 23.5 3.501 3.213 65.1 16.2 17.3
2007 12 06 12 00.70 -01 41.6 3.242 3.092 72.5 17.7 17.0
2007 12 16 12 09.87 -03 00.5 2.977 2.970 80.1 19.0 16.6
2007 12 26 12 18.59 -04 20.1 2.711 2.847 87.7 20.2 16.2
2008 01 05 12 26.74 -05 40.5 2.445 2.721 95.5 21.1 15.8
2008 01 15 12 34.09 -07 01.7 2.182 2.594 103.5 21.6 15.3
2008 01 25 12 40.40 -08 24.1 1.925 2.464 111.6 21.8 14.8

MPEC 2007-W63

 Ephemeris



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