Comets - A/2019 U6 (Lemmon) - AK19U060
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 18 June 2020 Perihelion Distance (q) 0.9 Aphelion Distance (Q) 875 Period (Years) 9,169 Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 61.0 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
The Mt Lemmon Survey discovered an object of 21st magnitude in images taken with the 1.5m reflector on 31 October 2019. Several observers report that they have detected a cometary appearance in images, so it should be re-classified. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 15-Feb-20 16.83 0.02 14.9 0.6 22-Feb-20 17.01 0.01 15.9 0.4