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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 ascension2h 58.4m
Declination15° 17'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth22.238 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude8.5°
Azimuth75° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun140.9°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun23.010 AU
Perihelion1.230 AU
(08/01/2009)
Aphelion2,967.151 AU
Period57,180 years
Eccentricity0.999171
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun8.747 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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