Comets - C/2015 O1 PANSTARRS - CK15O010
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 19 February 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 3.7 Aphelion Distance (Q) 120,311 Period (Years)   14,754,840 Eccentricity (e)   1.00 Inclination (i)   127.2 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 14 August 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 05-Jun-18 15.37 0.05 12.7 1.1