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Comet C/2014 Q2 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 ascension17h 53.1m
Declination11° 49'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth8.124 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation23/11/2015
Altitude-72.1°
Azimuth312° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun144.0°
Ecliptic latitude31.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.967 AU
Perihelion1.291 AU
(29/01/2015)
Aphelion1,063.840 AU
Period12,290 years
Eccentricity0.997575
Inclination to ecliptic80.3°
Speed relative to Sun14.007 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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