Comets - C/2019 K4 (Ye) - CK19K040
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 16 June 2019 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.3 Aphelion Distance (Q) 4,285 Period (Years) 99,253 Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 105.3 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
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Quanzhi Ye discovered a possible 17th magnitude comet on 30 May 2019 in images taken with the Zwicky Transient Factory camera on the 1.2m Oschin Schmidt. Following posting on the PCCP they found pre-discovery images from 24 April. It was placed on the PCCP as ZTF03N1. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 09-Aug-19 17.36 0.11 15.9 0.3 26-Aug-19 17.11 0.02 15.7 0.5 02-Sep-19 16.95 0.03 14.5 0.6 23-Sep-19 16.62 0.02 15.1 0.9 30-Sep-19 16.91 0.04 15.3 0.6 21-Oct-19 17.88 0.08 16.7 0.5 28-Oct-19 18.23 0.01 17.8 0.3
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