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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 28.0m
Declination-34° 20'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth5.169 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-43.1°
Azimuth277° (W)
Angular separation from Sun35.1°
Ecliptic latitude-14.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.394 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,040.039 AU
Period11,873 years
Eccentricity0.998440
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun20.053 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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