Comets - C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS - CK17T020
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 4 May 2020 Perihelion Distance (q) 1.6 Aphelion Distance (Q) 9,999 Period (Years) 353,581 Eccentricity (e) 1.0 Inclination (i) 57.2 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 22 March 2020
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
A 20th magnitude comet was discovered in PanSTARRS 1 images taken with the 1.8m Ritchey- Chretien on 2 October 2017. There were pre-discovery PanSTARRS images from 15 September. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 21-Nov-17 18.85 0.16 18.5 0.2 13-Dec-17 18.89 0.06 18.7 0.2 19-Dec-17 18.83 0.07 18.5 0.2 11-Jan-18 18.61 0.01 18.5 0.2 04-Feb-18 18.66 0.09 18.6 0.2 05-Feb-18 18.78 0.09 18.5 0.2 13-Feb-18 18.60 0.11 18.6 0.2 12-Oct-18 16.45 0.02 16.1 0.4 02-Nov-18 16.15 0.01 15.1 0.6 08-Nov-18 16.05 0.03 15.1 0.4 15-Nov-18 15.98 0.01 15.5 0.5 28-Nov-18 15.84 0.01 15.4 0.4 03-Dec-18 15.84 0.01 15.3 0.4 08-Dec-18 15.84 0.01 15.3 0.4 15-Dec-18 15.84 0.02 15.2 0.4 27-Dec-18 15.81 0.01 15.3 0.4 01-Jan-19 15.81 0.01 15.4 0.3 09-Jan-19 15.92 0.01 15.4 0.4 03-Sep-19 14.36 0.01 12.9 0.8 08-Sep-19 14.28 0.01 13.0 0.8 27-Sep-19 13.97 0.01 12.2 1.0 04-Oct-19 13.88 0.01 12.1 1.1 29-Oct-19 13.37 0.01 11.3 1.4 03-Nov-19 13.35 0.01 11.1 1.7 23-Nov-19 12.93 0.01 10.4 1.9 28-Nov-19 12.78 0.02 9.9 2.3 19-Dec-19 12.03 0.01 9.3 2.8 26-Dec-19 12.52 0.01 9.5 3.5 31-Dec-19 12.43 0.01 9.4 3.4 14-Jan-20 12.80 0.01 10.1 3.4 24-Jan-20 12.74 0.01 9.7 3.2