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Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy

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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 ascension18h 44.3m
Declination-63° 33'
ConstellationPavo
Distance from Earth19.872 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation2014-Sep-14
Altitude-25.1°
Azimuth171° (S)
Angular separation from Sun124.1°
Ecliptic latitude-39.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.456 AU
Perihelion0.821 AU
(2013-Dec-18)
Aphelion851.422 AU
Period8,796 years
Eccentricity0.998073
Inclination to ecliptic64.0°
Speed relative to Sun9.201 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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