Comets - C/2018 W1 (Catalina) - CK18W010
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 11 May 2019 Perihelion Distance (q) 1.4 Aphelion Distance (Q) 42.3 Period (Years)   101.8 Eccentricity (e)   0.94 Inclination (i)   83.3 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 10 June 2019
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
A 20th magnitude object was discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey with the 0.68m Schmidt on 16 November 2018. It had been posted on the PCCP as ZW01220. No cometary activity had been confirmed, but it has been given a cometary style A/ designation. On 15 December MPEC 2018-X136 and CBET 4582 reported that a coma had been detected in images taken with the CFHT on 8 December. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma '