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Comet C/2012 F6 Lemmon

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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 ascension17h 5.0m
Declination80° 23'
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Distance from Earth13.975 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude4.2°
Azimuth9° (N)
Angular separation from Sun78.6°
Ecliptic latitude78.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.811 AU
Perihelion0.725 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion816.434 AU
Period8,259 years
Eccentricity0.998225
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun11.238 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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