Comets - 294P/LINEAR - 0294P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 29 November 2019 Perihelion Distance (q) 1.3 Aphelion Distance (Q) 5.1 Period (Years) 5.7 Eccentricity (e) 0.59 Inclination (i) 18.2 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
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294P/LINEAR = 2008 A2 = 2013 X2 An apparently asteroidal object of 20th magnitude discovered by LINEAR on 13 January 2008 was found to show a coma after posting on the NEOCP. Hidetaka Sato recovered 2008 A2 with the remote iTelescope 0.43m astrograph at Mayhill, New Mexico on 11 December 2013. Perihelion is 0.24 days earlier than predicted. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 2 May 14 18.29 0.22 17.8 0.2
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