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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 ascension16h 38.8m
Declination-48° 12'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth7.056 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude21.3°
Azimuth217° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun96.4°
Ecliptic latitude-25.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.239 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,068.943 AU
Period12,371 years
Eccentricity0.998482
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun15.603 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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