Comets - C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS - CK17T020
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 5 May 2020 Perihelion Distance (q) 1.6 Aphelion Distance (Q) 2,668 Period (Years)   48,761 Eccentricity (e)   1.0 Inclination (i)   57.2 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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