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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 ascension18h 9.1m
Declination-53° 15'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth11.843 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude-41.0°
Azimuth231° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun42.9°
Ecliptic latitude-31.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.142 AU
Perihelion0.813 AU
(22/12/2013)
Aphelion1,045.055 AU
Period11,959 years
Eccentricity0.998446
Inclination to ecliptic63.9°
Speed relative to Sun12.552 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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