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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 ascension16h 39.4m
Declination75° 43'
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Distance from Earth9.583 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude-4.9°
Azimuth13° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun81.9°
Ecliptic latitude82.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.495 AU
Perihelion0.729 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion862.082 AU
Period8,961 years
Eccentricity0.998310
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun13.595 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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