228P/LINEAR (2011)

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Updated on September 11, 2013

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* Profile

Designation 228P/2009 U2
Recovery Date October 18, 2009
Magnitude 20.9 mag
Recoverer J. V. Scotti (Kitt Peak)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

The following orbital elements are taken from MPC 75728:

Epoch 2011 Aug. 27.0 TT = JDT 2455800.5
T 2011 Aug. 23.8328 TT                                  MPC
q   3.430470             (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.1157766      Peri.  114.7925      -0.8231932      -0.5632966
a   4.169228       Node    31.0662      +0.4583961      -0.7332499
e   0.177193       Incl.    7.9154      +0.3350015      -0.3808432
P   8.51
From 176 observations 2001-2011, mean residual 0".7.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 11.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published at the MPC Ephemerides and Orbital Elements.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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