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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 ascension17h 53.2m
Declination-59° 51'
ConstellationPavo
Distance from Earth17.733 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation2014-Sep-14
Altitude-25.6°
Azimuth196° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun66.9°
Ecliptic latitude-37.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun17.367 AU
Perihelion0.818 AU
(2013-Dec-20)
Aphelion922.198 AU
Period9,915 years
Eccentricity0.998228
Inclination to ecliptic63.9°
Speed relative to Sun10.012 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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