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Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy

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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 31.0m
Declination-56° 6'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth13.323 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-17.8°
Azimuth151° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun65.4°
Ecliptic latitude-33.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.941 AU
Perihelion0.814 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,010.788 AU
Period11,376 years
Eccentricity0.998391
Inclination to ecliptic63.9°
Speed relative to Sun11.634 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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