Comets - C/2018 L2 ATLAS - CK18L020
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 2 December 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 1.7 Aphelion Distance (Q) 499 Period (Years) 3,964 Eccentricity (e) 0.99 Inclination (i) 67.4 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 30 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 3 June 2018. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 06-Jul-18 15.45 0.04 13.5 0.9 13-Jul-18 15.59 0.03 14.2 0.7 10-Sep-19 18.37 0.09 17.7 0.2 01-Oct-19 18.23 0.08 17.4 0.3 28-Oct-19 18.56 0.10 17.9 0.2 23-Nov-19 18.48 0.06 17.1 0.3 30-Nov-19 18.76 0.04 18.4 0.3
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