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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 59.9m
Declination15° 24'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth23.641 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation01/01/2011
Altitude32.5°
Azimuth264° (W)
Angular separation from Sun173.3°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun24.623 AU
Perihelion1.230 AU
(09/01/2009)
Aphelion3,542.159 AU
Period74,575 years
Eccentricity0.999306
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun8.459 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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