C/2017 E1 (Borisov)


Type: Hyperbolic Perihelion date: 10 April 2017 Perihelion distance (q): 0.9 Aphelion distance (Q) : n/a Period (years): n/a Eccentricity (e): 1.00 Inclination (i): 14.6 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve Gennady Borisov discovered a 17th magnitude comet on 1 March 2017 with the 0.4- m f/2.3 astrograph at the MARGO observatory, near Nauchnij, Crimea. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 09-Mar-17 15.46 0.04 12.4 0.9