C/1996 N1 ( Brewington )

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Updated on February 25, 1997

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* Profile

Discovery Date July 4, 1996
Magnitude 10 mag
Discoverer Howard J. Brewington (Cloudcroft, NM)

* Orbital Elements

   The following improved orbital elements by Kenji Muraoka, are 
  from 291 observations 1996 July 4 to Nov. 3, perturbations by 
  9 Planets, Moon and 5 minor planets were taken into account.
   The mean residual is +/- 0.74 arc seconds.

      Epoch  =  1996 July 16.0  TT       JDT = 2450280.5
          T  =  1996 Aug.  3.42378       +/- 0.00005 (m.e.) TT
       Peri. =   43.96953                +/- 0.00009
       Node  =  234.90045                +/- 0.00012   (2000.0)
       Incl. =   52.14819                +/- 0.00008
          q  =    0.9258217              +/- 0.0000007 AU
          e  =    1.0005676              +/- 0.0000057
        1/a  =   -0.0006131              +/- 0.0000062 1/AU
  orig. 1/a  =   -0.0001532 
  fut.  1/a  =   +0.0005337 

* Finding Charts

* 1996 Jan. 8 - 1996 Aug. 15
* 1996 June 26 - 1997 Feb. 1

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 =  9.6 + 5 log d + 20.0 log r  [  , 0]  (             - 1996 Aug.  3)
        m1 =  8.5 + 5 log d + 15.0 log r  [ 0,70]  (1996 Aug.  3 - 1996 Oct. 12)
        m1 = 10.8 + 5 log d + 15.0 log r  [70,  ]  (1996 Oct. 12 -             )

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The orbital elements are calculated by Kenji Muraoka.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.2.0 for Windows (AstroArts / ASCII).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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