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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 15.5m
Declination16° 34'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth21.102 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude47.2°
Azimuth295° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun17.5°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.138 AU
Perihelion1.225 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,380.536 AU
Period41,097 years
Eccentricity0.998971
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.347 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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