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Comet C/2007 N3 Lulin

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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 ascension3h 29.0m
Declination17° 18'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth18.462 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude-72.3°
Azimuth12° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun100.7°
Ecliptic latitude-1.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun18.675 AU
Perihelion1.221 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,229.383 AU
Period37,247 years
Eccentricity0.998905
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.706 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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