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Comet C/2018 U1 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 ascension17h 31.8m
Declination12° 41'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth6.210 AU
Last observed magnitude16.9
Date of last reported observation2020-Oct-04
Altitude21.9°
Azimuth267° (W)
Angular separation from Sun57.8°
Ecliptic latitude39.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.743 AU
Perihelion4.994 AU
(2021-Nov-02)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000955
Inclination to ecliptic108.3°
Speed relative to Sun17.582 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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