Comets - C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS - CK16M010
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 9 August 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.2 Aphelion Distance (Q) 11,922 Period (Years)   460,376 Eccentricity (e)   1.00 Inclination (i)   91.0 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 15 September 2018
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
2016 M1 (PanSTARRS) was discovered at 20th magnitude in PanSTARRS 1 images taken with the 1.8m Ritchey-Chretien on 2016 June 22. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 26-Jun-16 18.68 0.04 18.5 0.2 25-Aug-16 18.21 0.04 16.7 0.2 01-Sep-16 18.49 0.04 16.9 0.2 08-Sep-16 18.42 0.03 17.8 0.2 29-Sep-16 18.48 0.12 17.7 0.2 06-Oct-16 18.57 0.08 17.5 0.2 31-Oct-16 18.07 0.08 17.2 0.2 18-Jan-17 17.45 0.08 15.1 0.3 06-Apr-17 16.79 0.02 15.8 0.3 21-Apr-17 16.87 0.01 15.7 0.4 06-May-17 16.67 0.04 15.7 0.3 18-May-17 16.40 0.03 14.8 0.6 03-Jun-17 16.59 0.05 13.7 0.5 29-Jun-17 15.74 0.03 13.7 0.7 15-Jul-17 16.09 0.01 14.9 0.7 30-Jul-17 15.82 0.01 14.6 0.6 11-Aug-17 15.74 0.02 14.3 0.7 08-Sep-17 15.62 0.01 14.6 1.6 15-Sep-17 15.52 0.01 14.2 1.0 22-Sep-17 15.35 0.02 13.3 0.7 06-Oct-17 15.41 0.01 14.2 0.6 03-Nov-17 15.22 0.02 13.1 0.7 15-Feb-18 14.18 0.01 11.4 1.1 16-Mar-18 13.72 0.07 10.8 1.4 24-Mar-18 13.75 0.01 11.6 2.0 17-Apr-18 13.32 0.01 10.7 4.8 25-Apr-18 13.14 0.03 10.3 3.3 24-May-18 12.43 0.01 9.4 5.3 08-Jun-18 11.99 0.01 8.6 6.4
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