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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 ascension16h 7.0m
Declination74° 14'
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Distance from Earth12.331 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude14.3°
Azimuth353° (N)
Angular separation from Sun83.1°
Ecliptic latitude79.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.251 AU
Perihelion0.727 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion829.317 AU
Period8,455 years
Eccentricity0.998249
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun11.945 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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