Comets - P/2013 R3-A (Catalina-PANSTARRS) - PK13R03a
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 6 December 2018 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.2 Aphelion Distance (Q) 3.9 Period (Years)   5.3 Eccentricity (e)   0.27 Inclination (i)   0.9 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 16 November 2018
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The Catalina Sky Survey discovered a 19th magnitude comet on 15 September 2013 and it was independently found by Pan-STARRS on the same date. The main belt comet is one of those known to have undergone nuclear splitting according to the list of Marcos & Marcos [Dynamically correlated minor bodies in the outer solar system, MNRAS, 474, 838, 2018 February] Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma '