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Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques

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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 ascension18h 14.4m
Declination-9° 15'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth15.478 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation31/12/2014
Altitude58.0°
Azimuth108° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun18.2°
Ecliptic latitude15.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.546 AU
Perihelion0.660 AU
(01/07/2014)
Aphelion1,201.752 AU
Period14,742 years
Eccentricity0.998902
Inclination to ecliptic156.3°
Speed relative to Sun10.977 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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