Comets - C/2018 E1 (ATLAS) - CK18E010
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 17 April 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.7 Aphelion Distance (Q) 106.2 Period (Years)   401.6 Eccentricity (e)   0.95 Inclination (i)   72.5 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 16 November 2018
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DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
A 17th magnitude comet was discovered in images taken with the 0.5m Schmidt at Haleakala on 110 March 2018 by the ATLAS (Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System) team. Pre- discovery images from PanSTARRS were found in data from August and October 2015, and August to October 2016. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma '