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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 15.2m
Declination-37° 29'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth5.840 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-52.5°
Azimuth179° (S)
Angular separation from Sun15.9°
Ecliptic latitude-17.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.901 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,045.416 AU
Period11,965 years
Eccentricity0.998448
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun18.982 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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