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Comet C/2018 EF9 Lemmon

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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 ascension21h 20.5m
Declination12° 52'
ConstellationEquuleus
Distance from Earth2.528 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation30/05/2018
Altitude-20.7°
Azimuth316° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun93.1°
Ecliptic latitude24.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.764 AU
Perihelion1.557 AU
(23/05/2018)
Aphelion1,267.638 AU
Period15,987 years
Eccentricity0.997547
Inclination to ecliptic84.7°
Speed relative to Sun25.311 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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