C/2022 N2 (PANSTARRS)

Type: Hyperbolic Perihelion date: 31 July 2025 Perihelion distance (q): 3.8 Aphelion distance (Q) : n/a Period (years): n/a Eccentricity (e): 1.00 Inclination (i): 5.5 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve PanSTARRS 2 discovered a 21st magnitude comet in images taken with the 1.8 m Ritchey-Chretien on 4 July 2022. Pre-discovery images taken on 2, 7 and 10 June were then found. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 18-Aug-23 18.3 0.4 03-Sep-23 18.0 0.4 10-Sep-23 17.8 0.4 17-Sep-23 18.1 0.4 01-Oct-23 17.9 0.4 17-Oct-23 17.9 0.4 11-Nov-23 18.2 0.4 08-Dec-23 18.2 0.4