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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 2.3m
Declination15° 36'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth19.566 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude-50.8°
Azimuth295° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun88.0°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun19.556 AU
Perihelion1.224 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,299.282 AU
Period39,012 years
Eccentricity0.998936
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.484 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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