Comets - 219P/LINEAR - 0219P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 20 February 2017 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.4 Aphelion Distance (Q) 4.9 Period (Years)   7.0 Eccentricity (e)   0.35 Inclination (i)   11.5 Click for NASA orbit diagram 
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 10 July 2018
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2002 LZ11 was discovered by LINEAR as an 18th magnitude asteroid on 2002 June 5.  It was subsequently found to show a coma on images obtained on by the Catalina Sky Survey in October 2003. Ernesto Guido, Giovanni Sostero, Paul Cammileri and E Propsperi recovered the comet at 19th magnitude on April 17 2009 using a remote telescope in the USA (a 0.25-m reflector near Mayhill, New Mexico). Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 23-Aug-16 17.89 0.03 17.4 0.2 01-Sep-16 18.00 0.06 17.6 0.2 03-Oct-16 17.66 0.02 17.2 0.2
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