12P/Pons-Brooks (2024)

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Updated on February 10, 2024

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* Profile

Recovery Date June 10, 2020
Magnitude 22.8 mag
Recoverer M. M. Knight, C. E. Holt, Q.-Z. Ye, L. M. Feaga, M. S. P. Kelley, L. Shumar, J. Sanborn, A. Hayslip (Lowell Observatory)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2023 Sept. 13.0 TT = JDT 2460200.5
T 2024 Apr. 21.13135 TT                                 Rudenko
q   0.7808678            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.01383231     Peri.  198.98763     +0.14512799     -0.32931129
a  17.1872415      Node   255.85495     +0.98565762     +0.13020074
e   0.9545670      Incl.   74.19086     +0.08612162     -0.93520150
P  71.3
>From 6392 observations 2023 Feb. 27-2024 Jan. 25, mean residual 0".6.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        H = 12.5  G = 0.15               [    ,-840]  (             - 2022 Jan.  2)
        m1 = 5.0 + 5 log d + 13.5 log r  [-840,-276]  (2022 Jan.  2 - 2023 July 20)
        m1 = 9.0 + 5 log d +  0.0 log r  [-276,-158]  (2023 July 20 - 2023 Nov. 15)
        m1 = 8.5 + 5 log d -  5.0 log r  [-158, -77]  (2023 Nov. 15 - 2024 Feb.  4)
        m1 = 5.0 + 5 log d + 13.5 log r  [ -77,    ]  (2024 Feb.  4 -             )

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2024-B140.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.10 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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