C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)
C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) is a near-parabolic comet with a retrograde orbit discovered on December 20, 2018 by Japanese amateur astronomer Masayuki Iwamoto. It passed closest to Earth on February 13, 2019. It is expected to reach a magnitude of between 6.5 and 7.5, visible in binoculars or a small telescope.
- James, Nick. "C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) - A new comet for the new year". www.britastro.org. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
- "Speedy comet approaching Earth's vicinity". www.earthsky.org. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
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