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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 18.3m
Declination0° 32'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth13.044 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2015-Nov-23
Altitude56.0°
Azimuth89° (E)
Angular separation from Sun113.1°
Ecliptic latitude23.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.470 AU
Perihelion1.292 AU
(2015-Jan-28)
Aphelion900.621 AU
Period9,577 years
Eccentricity0.997134
Inclination to ecliptic80.2°
Speed relative to Sun11.391 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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