196P/Tichy (0196P)


Type: Periodic Perihelion date: 29 October 2022 Perihelion distance (q): 2.2 Aphelion distance (Q) : 5.4 Period (years): 7.4 Eccentricity (e): 0.43 Inclination (i): 19.3 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve An 18th magnitude object found by Milos Tichy on images taken at Klet with J. Ticha and M. Kocer on 23 October 2000, originally reported as asteroidal, was subsequently noted to be diffuse on Klet images. Tichy also noted a 10" coma on 29 October images. Images obtained on 1 November by S. Sanchez and M. Blasco at Mallorca and by D. T. Durig at Sewanee also showed diffuseness. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 19-Oct-22 19.1 0.4 27-Oct-22 19.1 0.4 13-Nov-22 19.0 0.4