Comets - P/2016 G1 PANSTARRS - PK16G010
Type Periodic Perihelion Date 26 January 2017 Perihelion Distance (q) 2.0 Aphelion Distance (Q) 3.1 Period (Years)   4.1 Eccentricity (e)   0.21 Inclination (i)   10.9 Click for NASA orbit diagram
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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A 19th magnitude comet was discovered in PanSTARRS 1 images taken with the 1.8m Ritchey-Chretien on 2016 April 1. Gareth Williams identified pre-discovery astrometry in Mt Lemmon data from March 12. Date 10x10 mag Error Kphot mag Coma ' 13-Apr-16 18.38 0.05 17.8 0.2 06-May-16 18.17 0.07 17.5 0.2 27-May-16 18.63 0.06 18.1 0.2 03-Jun-16 18.65 0.09 17.6 0.2
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