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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 22.4m
Declination-57° 50'
ConstellationPavo
Distance from Earth16.496 AU
Last observed magnitude18.8
Date of last reported observation14/09/2014
Altitude7.8°
Azimuth149° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun42.2°
Ecliptic latitude-36.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.780 AU
Perihelion0.817 AU
(21/12/2013)
Aphelion941.311 AU
Period10,224 years
Eccentricity0.998266
Inclination to ecliptic63.9°
Speed relative to Sun10.514 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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