Comets - C/2015 W1 Gibbs - CK15W010
Type Parabolic Perihelion Date 3 May 2016 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.6 Aphelion Distance (Q) n/a Period (Years) n/a Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 85.4 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
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Alex Gibbs discovered a 19th magnitude comet in Catalina Sky Survey images with the 0.68m Schmidt on 2015 November 18. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 10-Dec-15 18.26 0.03 15.1 0.2 17-Dec-15 18.19 0.09 17.8 0.2 04-Feb-16 17.78 0.07 15.6 0.2
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