Comets - 330P/Catalina - 0330P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 29 August 2016 Perihelion Distance (q) 3.0 Aphelion Distance (Q) 10.2 Period (Years)   16.9 Eccentricity (e)   0.55 Inclination (i)   15.6 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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C. W. Hergenrother, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, reported the discovery of a comet of 18th magnitude by the Catalina Sky Survey on 1999 November 5. The comet was close to perihelion at 2.9 au and had a period of 16.8 years. Krisztian Sarneczky recovered 1999 V1 on 2015 October 22.98 with the 0.6m Schmidt at Piszkesteto station of Konkoly Observatory. Following the observation he was able to identify images from September 13. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 03-Dec-15 18.76 0.08 16.8 0.2 16-Dec-15 18.77 0.11 17.2 0.2 27-Dec-16 18.85 0.03 17.9 0.2 04-Mar-17 18.24 0.05 15.0 0.2 25-Mar-17 18.66 0.05 18.2 0.2 02-Apr-17 18.98 0.11 18.4 0.2
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