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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 20.8m
Declination16° 54'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth19.145 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude-30.1°
Azimuth290° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun11.0°
Ecliptic latitude-1.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun18.152 AU
Perihelion1.220 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,187.035 AU
Period36,192 years
Eccentricity0.998885
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.845 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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