C/2020 S4 (PANSTARRS)

Type: Hyperbolic Perihelion date: 9 February 2023 Perihelion distance (q): 3.4 Aphelion distance (Q) : n/a Period (years): n/a Eccentricity (e): 1.00 Inclination (i): 20.6 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve PanSTARRS 1 discovered a 21st magnitude comet in images taken with the 1.8m Ritchey-Chretien on 16 September 2020. Further astrometry confirmed the discovery. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 22-Oct-22 17.27 0.09 17.4 0.4 30-Oct-22 17.2 0.4