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Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques

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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 12.0m
Declination-9° 56'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth19.810 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation2014-Dec-31
Altitude-31.7°
Azimuth258° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun35.0°
Ecliptic latitude14.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun19.013 AU
Perihelion0.660 AU
(2014-Jun-30)
Aphelion977.343 AU
Period10,814 years
Eccentricity0.998651
Inclination to ecliptic156.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.566 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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