Comets - 352P (Skiff) - 0352P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 24 June 2017 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.5 Aphelion Distance (Q) 10.7 Period (Years)   17.0 Eccentricity (e)   0.62 Inclination (i)   21.0 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 15 September 2018
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  B. W. Koehn, Lowell Observatory, reported the discovery by Brian A. Skiff of a comet on images from 24 September 2010 taken in the course of the LONEOS program.  Prediscovery observations made by LINEAR on 26 August, together with additional astrometry on 26 September, suggested a period of 17.1 years. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 20-Jul-17 17.50 0.07 15.1 0.4 30-Jul-17 17.43 0.03 16.2 0.3 24-Aug-17 17.09 0.02 15.7 0.4 31-Aug-17 17.03 0.07 15.0 0.6 14-Sep-17 16.93 0.03 15.7 0.7 26-Sep-17 16.89 0.03 15.5 0.5
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