184P/Lovas (0184P)

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Type: Periodic Perihelion date: 26 October 2020 Perihelion distance (q): 1.7 Aphelion distance (Q) : 5.9 Period (years): 7.4 Eccentricity (e): 0.55 Inclination (i): 4.6 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve Comet 1986 W1 was discovered on Catalina Sky Survey images taken with the 0.68- m Schmidt telescope on 9 January 1986 by R. A. Kowalski. Confirming images were taken with the Mt. Lemmon 1.5-m reflector and also following posting on the NEOCP. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 01-Aug-13 17.92 0.04 17.6 0.2 07-Oct-20 19.79 0.18 19.9 0.4