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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 35.2m
Declination-50° 9'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth5.535 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-8.1°
Azimuth141° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun148.2°
Ecliptic latitude-22.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.419 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,068.890 AU
Period12,370 years
Eccentricity0.998482
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun16.576 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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