Comets - 371P (LINEAR-Skiff) - 0371P
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 11 February 2019 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.2 Aphelion Distance (Q) 6.2 Period (Years)   8.5 Eccentricity (e)   0.48 Inclination (i)   17.4 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 16 November 2018
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DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
PK01R060 = 371P B. A. Skiff, Lowell Observatory, discovered the comet at 17th magnitud on CCD images taken by him with the LONEOS telescope on 25 September 2001. The object showed a moderately condensed 15" coma and a broad tail about 25" toward the west-northwest. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 12-Oct-18   19.24   0.19   19.0   0.2 31-Oct-18   19.28   0.17 19.1 0.2