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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 ascension18h 17.9m
Declination3° 8'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth11.117 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation23/11/2015
Altitude-29.4°
Azimuth330° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun62.4°
Ecliptic latitude27.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.696 AU
Perihelion1.292 AU
(29/01/2015)
Aphelion1,011.693 AU
Period11,399 years
Eccentricity0.997449
Inclination to ecliptic80.2°
Speed relative to Sun12.811 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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