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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 37.8m
Declination17° 51'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth16.839 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude61.2°
Azimuth310° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun65.8°
Ecliptic latitude-1.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.448 AU
Perihelion1.215 AU
(08/01/2009)
Aphelion2,170.574 AU
Period35,784 years
Eccentricity0.998881
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun10.347 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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