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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 35.3m
Declination8° 57'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth8.914 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation23/11/2015
Altitude-14.7°
Azimuth81° (E)
Angular separation from Sun112.8°
Ecliptic latitude30.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.353 AU
Perihelion1.292 AU
(29/01/2015)
Aphelion1,055.185 AU
Period12,141 years
Eccentricity0.997555
Inclination to ecliptic80.3°
Speed relative to Sun13.712 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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