Comets - 235P/LINEAR - 0235P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 17 March 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.7 Aphelion Distance (Q) 5.2 Period (Years)   8.0 Eccentricity (e)   0.32 Inclination (i)   8.9 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
An apparently asteroidal object discovered on 16 March 2002 by the LINEAR survey, and designated 2002 FA9, was re-discovered by Rob McNaught on CCD images taken with the 0.5-m Uppsala Schmidt telescope on 20 March 2010 and noted to show cometary appearance. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 11-Mar-18 18.46 0.02 18.2 0.2 23-Mar-18 18.52 0.25 17.8 0.2 06-Apr-18 18.44 0.07 18.2 0.2 19-Apr-18 18.92 0.12 18.5 0.2 02-May-18 19.10 0.09 18.5 0.2
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