Comets - C/2015 O1 PANSTARRS - CK15O010
Type Hyperbolic Perihelion Date 18 February 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 3.7 Aphelion Distance (Q) n/a Period (Years)   n/a Eccentricity (e)   1.00 Inclination (i)   127.2 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
A 20th magnitude comet was discovered in PanSTARRS 1 images taken with the 1.8m Ritchey- Chretien on July 19. This is the 100th comet discovered by PanSTARRS. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 03-Sep-15 18.28 0.09 16.4 0.2 15-Sep-15 18.37 0.07 18.2 0.2 29-Sep-15 18.38 0.12 18.0 0.2 14-Oct-15 18.38 0.03 18.3 0.2 31-Oct-15 18.43 0.14 18.1 0.2 07-Jun-16 16.92 0.02 16.4 0.4 14-Jul-16 16.49 0.04 15.3 0.2 29-Sep-16 17.00 0.05 14.4 0.3 02-Apr-17 16.01 0.01 15.1 0.3 22-Apr-17 15.85 0.02 15.0 0.4 06-May-17 15.70 0.02 14.5 0.4 28-May-17 15.35 0.03 14.1 0.5 29-Jun-17 15.13 0.01 14.1 0.6 14-Jul-17 15.09 0.01 14.0 0.7 22-Jul-17 14.91 0.02 13.1 0.9 10-Aug-17 15.06 0.02 13.5 0.5 17-Aug-17 15.06 0.02 13.7 0.8 10-Sep-17 15.09 0.01 13.7 0.6 22-Sep-17 14.72 0.05 12.2 0.8 06-Oct-17 15.03 0.04 13.9 0.5 28-Oct-17 14.96 0.03 13.4 0.7 24-Jan-18 14.78 0.02 12.7 1.1 15-Feb-18 14.84 0.01 12.7 1.0 25-Feb-18 14.89 0.01 12.7 1.5 11-Mar-18 14.91 0.01 12.8 1.4 20-Mar-18 14.82 0.02 12.1 1.6 10-Apr-18 14.94 0.04 12.2 1.3 19-Apr-18 15.30 0.02 12.5 1.3