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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 46.5m
Declination67° 40'
ConstellationDraco
Distance from Earth6.911 AU
Last observed magnitude19.1
Date of last reported observation13/10/2014
Altitude12.9°
Azimuth18° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun89.5°
Ecliptic latitude82.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.973 AU
Perihelion0.731 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion900.567 AU
Period9,567 years
Eccentricity0.998379
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun15.890 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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