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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 ascension18h 2.0m
Declination-47° 51'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth5.529 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude31.9°
Azimuth209° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun121.6°
Ecliptic latitude-21.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.116 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,065.342 AU
Period12,308 years
Eccentricity0.998477
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun16.983 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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