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Comet C/2020 S8 Lemmon

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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 ascension14h 50.7m
Declination14° 37'
ConstellationBoötes
Distance from Earth1.450 AU
Last observed magnitude16.0
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-11
Altitude3.0°
Azimuth75° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun148.6°
Ecliptic latitude17.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.364 AU
Perihelion2.364 AU
(2021-Apr-10)
Aphelion548.271 AU
Period4,568 years
Eccentricity0.991414
Inclination to ecliptic108.5°
Speed relative to Sun27.336 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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