Comets - C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS - CK16M010
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 10 August 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.2 Aphelion Distance (Q) 6,183 Period (Years) 171,998 Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 91.0 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
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 22 June 2016. 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 04-Oct-19 16.03 0.03 13.3 0.6 29-Oct-19 16.18 0.02 14.1 0.8 20-Nov-19 16.16 0.09 14.9 0.4 21-Dec-19 16.33 0.01 13.4 0.8 28-Dec-19 16.42 0.01 14.0 0.8 21-Jan-20 16.57 0.01 14.4 0.8 28-Jan-20 16.67 0.04 14.8 0.9 11-Feb-20 16.74 0.01 14.5 0.7 20-Feb-20 17.24 0.02 15.2 0.7 11-Mar-20 17.32 0.04 16.2 0.6