Comets - C/2015 X4 Elenin - CK15X040
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 2 November 2015 Perihelion Distance (q) 3.4 Aphelion Distance (Q) 33.0 Period (Years)   77.6 Eccentricity (e)   0.81 Inclination (i)   29.5 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 8 October 2018
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Leonid Elenin discovered an 18th magnitude comet with the ISON-NM 0.4m reflector at Mayhill on December 3. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 10-Dec-15 17.53 0.14 17.3 0.2 16-Dec-15 16.19 0.02 15.9 0.2 04-Feb-16   17.18 0.02 16.7 0.2
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