Comets - 234P/LINEAR - 0234P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 30 May 2017 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.8 Aphelion Distance (Q) 4.8 Period (Years)   7.4 Eccentricity (e)   0.25 Inclination (i)   11.5 Click for NASA orbit diagram 
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 15 September 2019
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234P/LINEAR = 2002 CF140 = 2010 E4 An apparently asteroidal object discovered on 8 February 2002 by the LINEAR survey, and designated 2002 CF140, was found to show cometary appearance on Mount Lemmon 1.5-m reflector CCD images taken by R. A. Kowalski in poor seeing on 15 March. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 04-Mar-17 19.11 0.12 18.0 0.2 18-Mar-17 19.24 0.16 18.3 0.2
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