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Comet C/2007 N3 Lulin

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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 ascension2h 57.5m
Declination15° 21'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth26.371 AU
Last observed magnitude20.9
Date of last reported observation2011-Jan-01
Altitude73.7°
Azimuth123° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun11.1°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun25.384 AU
Perihelion1.228 AU
(2009-Jan-10)
Aphelion3,843.226 AU
Period84,278 years
Eccentricity0.999361
Inclination to ecliptic178.4°
Speed relative to Sun8.333 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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