Comets - 234P/LINEAR - 0234P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 1 June 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 6 May 2018
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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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