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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 ascension16h 41.5m
Declination-8° 49'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth4.376 AU
Last observed magnitude15.7
Date of last reported observation2021-Jul-17
Altitude29.0°
Azimuth175° (S)
Angular separation from Sun127.0°
Ecliptic latitude11.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.053 AU
Perihelion4.993 AU
(2021-Nov-03)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001317
Inclination to ecliptic108.3°
Speed relative to Sun18.744 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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