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Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques

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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 44.3m
Declination-5° 18'
ConstellationScutum
Distance from Earth9.989 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation31/12/2014
Altitude66.2°
Azimuth257° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun142.3°
Ecliptic latitude16.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.809 AU
Perihelion0.662 AU
(02/07/2014)
Aphelion1,500.723 AU
Period20,568 years
Eccentricity0.999118
Inclination to ecliptic156.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.766 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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