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Comet C/2007 N3 Lulin

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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 ascension3h 18.5m
Declination16° 38'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth20.071 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude2.3°
Azimuth287° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun132.8°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.765 AU
Perihelion1.227 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,477.280 AU
Period43,626 years
Eccentricity0.999010
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.205 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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