240P/NEAT (2010)

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Updated on June 11, 2016

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* Profile

Designation 240P/2010 P1
Recovery Date August 9, 10, 11, 2010
Magnitude 17.3, 16.9, 17.5, 16.8 mag
Recoverer H. Taylor (Rayle, GA, U.S.A.), Hidetaka Sato (Tokyo, Japan; remotely, RAS Observatory, Mayhill, NM, U.S.A.), Leonid Elenin (Lyubertsy, Russia; remotely, ISON-NM Observatory, Mayhill), Toru Yusa (remotely, RAS Observatory, Mayhill, NM, U.S.A.)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2010 Oct. 11.0 TT = JDT 2455480.5
T 2010 Oct. 4.27279 TT                                  MPCW
q   2.1237717            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.12986917     Peri.  351.92630     +0.38105129     -0.84036695
a   3.8618791      Node    74.97458     +0.86899810     +0.18319679
e   0.4500678      Incl.   23.52257     +0.31566156     +0.51011991
P   7.59
From 1662 observations 2002 Oct. 5-2012 May 16, mean residual 0".6.
     Nongravitational parameters A1 = -1.04, A2 = +1.1189.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 =    7.8 + 5 log d +  20.0 log r           [   ,174]  (             - 2011 Mar. 27)
        m1 = -249   + 5 log d + 800   log r(t - 210)  [174,210]  (2011 Mar. 27 - 2011 May   2)
        m1 =    7.4 + 5 log d +  16.0 log r(t - 230)  [210,   ]  (2011 May   2 -             )

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2015-M77.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.8 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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