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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 12.9m
Declination0° 54'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth12.880 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2015-Nov-23
Altitude-46.7°
Azimuth271° (W)
Angular separation from Sun137.8°
Ecliptic latitude22.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.647 AU
Perihelion1.292 AU
(2015-Jan-28)
Aphelion891.226 AU
Period9,427 years
Eccentricity0.997104
Inclination to ecliptic80.2°
Speed relative to Sun11.315 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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