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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 9.4m
Declination16° 10'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth22.962 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude36.6°
Azimuth262° (W)
Angular separation from Sun13.1°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun21.977 AU
Perihelion1.229 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,712.733 AU
Period49,988 years
Eccentricity0.999094
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun8.949 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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