Comets - 250P/Larson - 0250P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 2 February 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.2 Aphelion Distance (Q) 5.2 Period (Years)   7.2 Eccentricity (e)   0.41 Inclination (i)   13.3 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 10 July 2018
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DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
The comet was discovered at 19th magnitude by Steve Larson on Catalina Sky Survey images taken with the 0.68-m Schmidt telescope on 10 January 2011.  Confirming images were taken with the Mt. Lemmon 1.5-m reflector and also following posting on the NEOCP. Images of the comet have been found in Spacewatch images from 1995 and 2004 and NEAT images from 2002. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 14-Mar-18 19.34 0.09 19.3 0.2