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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 21.2m
Declination-5° 46'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth10.332 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation31/12/2014
Altitude53.8°
Azimuth260° (W)
Angular separation from Sun148.5°
Ecliptic latitude16.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.211 AU
Perihelion0.662 AU
(02/07/2014)
Aphelion1,478.685 AU
Period20,117 years
Eccentricity0.999105
Inclination to ecliptic156.3°
Speed relative to Sun12.532 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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