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Comet C/2023 H2 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 ascension1h 48.4m
Declination-50° 9'
ConstellationPhoenix
Distance from Earth3.159 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation2024-Feb-05
Altitude-63.9°
Azimuth256° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun63.4°
Ecliptic latitude-65.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.855 AU
Perihelion0.894 AU
(2023-Oct-29)
Aphelion488.687 AU
Period3,830 years
Eccentricity0.996346
Inclination to ecliptic113.8°
Speed relative to Sun24.858 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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