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Comet C/2012 F6 Lemmon

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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 ascension17h 55.3m
Declination80° 28'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth11.646 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude7.7°
Azimuth354° (N)
Angular separation from Sun76.9°
Ecliptic latitude80.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.459 AU
Perihelion0.727 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion837.297 AU
Period8,577 years
Eccentricity0.998264
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun12.358 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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