C/2020 K3 (Leonard)


Type: Periodic Perihelion date: 30 May 2020 Perihelion distance (q): 1.6 Aphelion distance (Q) : 419 Period (years): 3,049 Eccentricity (e): 0.99 Inclination (i): 128.7 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve Gregory Leonard discovered a comet of 18th magnitude in Catalina Sky Survey images taken with the 0.68m Schmidt on 22 May 2020. It was placed on the PCCP as C184DV1. It briefly appeared again on the PCCP as A10nJin at the end of June. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 27-May-20 18.37 0.06 15.8 0.3