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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 54.6m
Declination79° 34'
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Distance from Earth15.941 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude8.5°
Azimuth354° (N)
Angular separation from Sun84.4°
Ecliptic latitude77.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.875 AU
Perihelion0.724 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion807.541 AU
Period8,124 years
Eccentricity0.998209
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun10.468 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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