Comets - 341P/Gibbs - 0341P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 26 May 2016 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.5 Aphelion Distance (Q) 6.1 Period (Years)   8.9 years Eccentricity (e)   0.41 Inclination (i)   3.8 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 14 August 2018
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Alex Gibbs discovered a 19th magnitude comet on 14 September 2007 in images taken during the Catalina Sky Survey with the 0.68m Schmidt. The cometary nature was confirmed following posting on the NEOCP. An 18th magnitude comet discovered during the Catalina Sky Survey with the 0.68-m Schmidt on 15 July 2016 was found to be the first observed return of 2007 R3. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 10-Sep-16 19.00 0.09 17.8 0.2 25-Sep-16 17.92 0.04 15.6 0.2 07-Oct-16 18.12 0.10 16.6 0.2 26-Nov-16 19.39 0.05 17.9 0.2
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