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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2018 W2 Africano
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Basic astrometry details job: 2940697

RA center: 2h 2' 37"

DEC center: +47° 33' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.450 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.838 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

Data source: Unknown


On September 12, 2019, a week after having passed perihelion, comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) continued approaching to Earth with its faint greenish coma increasing in angular size to 8 arcminutes. Its bightness was then in magnitude 9.5.

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José J. Chambó
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Comet C/2018 W2 Africano, 


            José J. Chambó