C/2020 H6 (ATLAS)

Type: Hyperbolic Perihelion date: 1 October 2021 Perihelion distance (q): 4.7 Aphelion distance (Q) : n/a Period (years): n/a Eccentricity (e): 1.00 Inclination (i): 80.0 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve A 19th magnitude comet was discovered in images taken with the 0.5m Schmidt at Haleakala on 22 April 2020 by the ATLAS (Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System) team. It was posted on the PCCP as A10lExP. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 10-Jan-21 16.9 0.4 23-Jan-21 16.9 0.4 10-Feb-21 17.3 0.4 14-Feb-21 16.5 0.4 17-Mar-21 16.3 0.4 24-Mar-21 16.5 0.4 03-Apr-21 15.9 0.4 10-Apr-21 16.58 0.02 16.1 0.4 17-Apr-21 15.3 0.4 04-May-21 16.46 0.04 15.4 0.4 12-May-21 15.5 0.4 14-May-21 15.6 0.4 13-Jun-21 16.4 0.4 01-Jul-21 16.4 0.4 25-Mar-22 16.6 0.4 30-Mar-22 16.52 0.03 16.7 0.4 08-Apr-22 16.52 0.02 16.3 0.4 26-Apr-22 16.8 0.4 06-May-22 16.50 0.03 16.4 0.4