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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 ascension18h 4.2m
Declination80° 20'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth11.610 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude5.6°
Azimuth8° (N)
Angular separation from Sun77.3°
Ecliptic latitude80.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.430 AU
Perihelion0.727 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion837.836 AU
Period8,586 years
Eccentricity0.998265
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun12.374 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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