Comets - C/2015 X7 ATLAS - CK15X070
Type Hyperbolic Perihelion Date 30 July 2016 Perihelion Distance (q) 3.7 Aphelion Distance (Q) n/a Period (Years)   n/a Eccentricity (e)   1.00 Inclination (i)   57.6 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
The comet was discovered at 17th magnitude by the ATLAS project 0.5m Schmidt at Haleakala on 2015 December 12. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 28-Dec-16 18.16 0.07 16.9 0.3 21-Feb-17 17.93 0.18 16.8 0.4 01-Mar-17 18.14 0.04 17.6 0.4 20-Mar-17 18.11 0.12 16.7 0.2
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