Comets - C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS) - CK20N010
Type Hyperbolic Perihelion Date 12 March 2021 Perihelion Distance (q) 1.3 Aphelion Distance (Q) n/a Period (Years) n/a Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 29.7 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 21 November 2020
COMETS COMETS
DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
PanSTARRS 1 discovered a 21st magnitude object in images taken with the 1.8m Ritchey- Chretien on 3 July 2020, with follow-up observations showing it to be a comet. PanSTARRS also found a pre-discovery image from 1 July. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 13-Sep-20 18.62 0.08 18.0 0.4 07-Nov-20 17.72 0.13 17.2 0.4 20-Nov-20 n/a n/a 16.7 0.4