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Comet C/2012 F6 Lemmon

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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 ascension16h 18.0m
Declination80° 6'
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Distance from Earth16.190 AU
Last observed magnitude18.7
Date of last reported observation27/10/2014
Altitude5.7°
Azimuth8° (N)
Angular separation from Sun79.2°
Ecliptic latitude77.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.032 AU
Perihelion0.724 AU
(24/03/2013)
Aphelion807.057 AU
Period8,117 years
Eccentricity0.998208
Inclination to ecliptic82.6°
Speed relative to Sun10.415 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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