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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 4.1m
Declination-9° 34'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth17.402 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation2014-Dec-31
Altitude-29.9°
Azimuth259° (W)
Angular separation from Sun34.6°
Ecliptic latitude14.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.598 AU
Perihelion0.659 AU
(2014-Jul-01)
Aphelion1,134.234 AU
Period13,517 years
Eccentricity0.998838
Inclination to ecliptic156.3°
Speed relative to Sun10.263 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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