Comets - 238P/Read - 0238P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 22 October 2016 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.4 Aphelion Distance (Q) 4.0 Period (Years)   5.6 Eccentricity (e)   0.25 Inclination (i)   1.3 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 4 November 2018
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Michael Read discovered a 20th mag comet on Spacewatch images taken on 24 October 2005. Jana Pittichova recovered P/2005 U1 on images obtained with the 2.2-m University of Hawaii reflector at Mauna Kea on 7 July 2010 around magnitude 24. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 09-Sep-16 20.35 0.01 17.5 0.2 29-Oct-16 19.73 0.18 19.3 0.2 23-Nov-16 19.94 0.10 19.7 0.2
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