Comets - 249P/LINEAR - 0249P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 29 June 2020 Perihelion Distance (q) 0.5 Aphelion Distance (Q) 5.0 Period (Years) 4.6 Eccentricity (e) 0.82 Inclination (i) 8.4 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 30 March 2020
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249P/LINEAR = 2006 U1 = 2011 A4 An apparently asteroidal object of 17th magnitude, discovered by LINEAR on 19 October 2006 was found to be cometary by other observers. Leonid Elenin (Lyubertsy, Russia) recovered 2006 U1 (P/LINEAR) using the ISON-NM Observatory near Mayhill, New Mexico, USA. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 04-Mar-20 19.01 0.08 18.7 0.2 16-Mar-20 18.73 0.23 18.3 0.3 24-Mar-20 18.35 0.08 18.1 0.2