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Comet C/2014 Q2 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 16.9m
Declination-0° 39'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth13.582 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation23/11/2015
Altitude7.5°
Azimuth269° (W)
Angular separation from Sun57.9°
Ecliptic latitude23.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.083 AU
Perihelion1.292 AU
(29/01/2015)
Aphelion915.046 AU
Period9,807 years
Eccentricity0.997179
Inclination to ecliptic80.2°
Speed relative to Sun11.562 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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