P/2022 P2 (ZTF)

Type: Periodic Perihelion date: 10 July 2022 Perihelion distance (q): 2.0 Aphelion distance (Q) : 7.0 Period (years): 9.5 Eccentricity (e): 0.56 Inclination (i): 12.2 JPL orbit diagram COBS lightcurve The Zwicky Transient Facility discovered an 18th magnitude comet on 15 August 2022 with the 1.2m Oschin Schmidt. This was placed on the PCCP as ZTFt001 and confirmed by other astrometrists. Observations (VEMag = visual equivalent magnitude) Date 10x10 mag Error VEmag Coma ' 31-Oct-22 19.2 0.4