C/2020 R7 (ATLAS)

Type: Hyperbolic Perihelion date: 16 September 2022 Perihelion distance (q): 3.0 Aphelion distance (Q) : n/a Period (years): n/a Eccentricity (e): 1.00 Inclination (i): 114.9 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve The ATLAS (Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System) team discovered a 19th magnitude comet in images taken with the 0.5m Schmidt at Mauna Loa on 15 September 2020. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 03-Mar-23 16.62 0.04