Comets - C/2019 M3 (ATLAS) - CK19M030
Type Parabolic Perihelion Date 4 January 2019 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.5 Aphelion Distance (Q) n/a Period (Years) n/a Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 99.8 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
A 19th magnitude object was discovered in images taken with the 0.5m Schmidt at Haleakala on 30 June 2019 by the ATLAS (Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System) team. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 26-Aug-19 18.86 0.07 18.6 0.2 29-Aug-19 18.94 0.15 18.8 0.2 02-Sep-19 18.84 0.03 18.5 0.2 29-Sep-19 19.53 0.26 19.2 0.2
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