385P/Hill (0385P)

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Type: Periodic Perihelion date: 14 September 2019 Perihelion distance (q): 2.6 Aphelion distance (Q) : 6.0 Period (years): 8.9 Eccentricity (e): 0.40 Inclination (i): 16.8 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve PK10U020 = 385P Rik Hill discovered an 18th magnitude comet on Catalina 0.68-m Schmidt telescope CCD images on 17 October 2010. It was confirmed following posting on the NEOCP. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 02-Dec-19 19.37 0.03 17.9 0.2 13-Jan-20 20.33 0.16 20.1 0.2