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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 40.6m
Declination14° 6'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth33.645 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation2011-Jan-01
Altitude54.8°
Azimuth259° (W)
Angular separation from Sun60.2°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun33.163 AU
Perihelion1.217 AU
(2009-Jan-13)
Aphelion4,415.836 AU
Period103,792 years
Eccentricity0.999449
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun7.287 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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