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Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy

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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 6.4m
Declination-54° 21'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth9.860 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-26.7°
Azimuth179° (S)
Angular separation from Sun101.0°
Ecliptic latitude-30.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.101 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,058.991 AU
Period12,198 years
Eccentricity0.998467
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun13.190 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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