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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 5.6m
Declination-42° 35'
ConstellationCorona Australis
Distance from Earth5.856 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-25.1°
Azimuth222° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun69.7°
Ecliptic latitude-20.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.590 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,057.684 AU
Period12,176 years
Eccentricity0.998466
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun17.769 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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