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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 17.0m
Declination-8° 32'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth12.856 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation31/12/2014
Altitude-7.0°
Azimuth261° (W)
Angular separation from Sun34.8°
Ecliptic latitude15.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.058 AU
Perihelion0.662 AU
(02/07/2014)
Aphelion1,422.547 AU
Period18,983 years
Eccentricity0.999070
Inclination to ecliptic156.3°
Speed relative to Sun12.079 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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