Comets - 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR - 0146P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 29 June 2016 Perihelion Distance (q) 1.4 Aphelion Distance (Q) 6.6 Period (Years)   8.1 Eccentricity (e)   0.65 Inclination (i)   23.1 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 15 September 2019
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  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. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 31-Oct-16 19.60 0.19 19.2 0.2 10-Dec-16 19.39 0.27 16.5 0.2
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