Comets - C/2015 Y1 LINEAR - CK15Y010
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 15 May 2016 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.5 Aphelion Distance (Q) 576.4 Period (Years)   4,924 Eccentricity (e)   0.99 Inclination (i)   71.2 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 8 October 2018
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
The comet was discovered at 18th magnitude by LINEAR (The 3.5m reflector Space Surveillance Telescope at the Atom site) on 2015 December 16.  It was found to have cometary features by astrometrist after posting on PCCP. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 31-Mar-16 17.13 0.02 15.9 0.2 03-May-16 17.35 0.05 15.7 0.2
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