Comets - C/2020 T4 (PANSTARRS) - CK20T040
Type Hyperbolic Perihelion Date 5 July 2021 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.2 Aphelion Distance (Q) n/a Period (Years) n/a Eccentricity (e) 1.00 Inclination (i) 83.8 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 28 December 2020
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DEEP SKY DEEP SKY
PanSTARRS 1 discovered a 21st magnitude comet in images taken with the 1.8m Ritchey- Chretien on 15 October 2020, with pre-discovery PanSTARRS 2 images from 26 September and 10 October 2020. It was placed on the PCCP as P1180zv, but not noticed to be cometary until after it was posted. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 17-Nov-20 19.4 0.4 14-Dec-20 19.4 0.4