P/2021 V2 (Fuls)
Perihelion date: 21 January 2023
Perihelion distance (q): 3.5
Aphelion distance (Q) : 14.6
Period (years): 27.2
Eccentricity (e): 0.61
Inclination (i): 12.7
JPL orbit diagram
David Carson Fuls discovered a comet of 20th magnitude in images taken with the
1.5m reflector of the Mt Lemmon Survey on 7 November 2021. PanSTARRS made
an independent discovery soon afterwards. There were pre-discovery PanSTARRS 1
images from August and PanSTARRS 2 images from October.
The comet passed around 0.5 au from Jupiter in July 1970.
Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude)