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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 ascension20h 8.9m
Declination71° 42'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth8.401 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude5.8°
Azimuth343° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun79.3°
Ecliptic latitude82.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.274 AU
Perihelion0.730 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion879.695 AU
Period9,236 years
Eccentricity0.998342
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun14.575 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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