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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 38.6m
Declination4° 41'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth10.289 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation23/11/2015
Altitude-11.7°
Azimuth65° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun59.7°
Ecliptic latitude29.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.824 AU
Perihelion1.292 AU
(29/01/2015)
Aphelion1,040.450 AU
Period11,888 years
Eccentricity0.997520
Inclination to ecliptic80.3°
Speed relative to Sun13.375 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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