146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR (0146P)

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Type: Periodic Perihelion date: 5 August 2024 Perihelion distance (q): 1.4 Aphelion distance (Q) : 6.6 Period (years): 8.1 Eccentricity (e): 0.65 Inclination (i): 23.1 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve The comet was discovered by Shoemaker on 26 September 1984 (D/1984 W1) and rediscovered independently by F. Shelly and R. Huber, MIT Lincoln Laboratory (LINEAR) on 27 September 2000 (C/2000 S2). S. Nakano, Sumoto, subsequently , then identified that the two objects are the same comet. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 31-Oct-16 19.60 0.19 19.2 0.2 10-Dec-16 19.39 0.27 16.5 0.2