Comets - C/2019 L3 (ATLAS) - CK19L030
Type Hyperbolic Perihelion Date 9 January 2022 Perihelion Distance (q) 3.6 Aphelion Distance (Q) n/a Period (Years) n/a Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 48.4 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
An 18th magnitude object was discovered in images taken with the 0.5m Schmidt at Haleakala on 10 June 2019 by the ATLAS (Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System) team. It was posted on the PCCP as A10eeCl. Other observers then detected cometary features. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 28-Dec-19 17.47 0.02 17.1 0.3 17-Jan-20 17.52 0.05 17.0 0.3 27-May-20 16.86 0.02 16.3 0.4