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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 19.0m
Declination16° 36'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth16.200 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude-40.4°
Azimuth68° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun166.6°
Ecliptic latitude-1.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun17.161 AU
Perihelion1.217 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,158.621 AU
Period35,489 years
Eccentricity0.998873
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun10.128 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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