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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 13.8m
Declination16° 27'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth22.871 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude54.0°
Azimuth118° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun43.2°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun22.141 AU
Perihelion1.230 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,768.162 AU
Period51,528 years
Eccentricity0.999112
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun8.916 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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