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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 11.1m
Declination16° 15'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth18.597 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude61.4°
Azimuth306° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun40.4°
Ecliptic latitude-1.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun17.848 AU
Perihelion1.219 AU
(07/01/2009)
Aphelion2,167.676 AU
Period35,713 years
Eccentricity0.998876
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.929 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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