Comets - 361P (Spacewatch) - 0361P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 2 July 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.8 Aphelion Distance (Q) 7.1 Period (Years)   11.0 Eccentricity (e)   0.44 Inclination (i)   13.9 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 16 November 2018
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A comet discovered by PanSTARRS on 24 September 2017 was linked to an asteroid discovered by Spacewatch on 19 October 2006. It was designated as 2006 UR111 at that return. It may have undergone a minor outburst, as it was 21st magnitude on 11 September, and 19th magnitude on 27 September. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 25-Aug-18 17.85 0.15 17.4 0.3 06-Oct-18 17.51 0.08 17.2 0.2 16-Nov-18   17.30   0.01 16.5 0.4