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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 ascension16h 47.7m
Declination-35° 39'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth5.517 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-16.4°
Azimuth222° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun21.0°
Ecliptic latitude-15.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.609 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,042.722 AU
Period11,919 years
Eccentricity0.998444
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun19.578 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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