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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 20.0m
Declination16° 50'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth20.988 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude5.4°
Azimuth73° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun46.6°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.303 AU
Perihelion1.226 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,402.302 AU
Period41,662 years
Eccentricity0.998980
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.309 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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