C/2005 K1 ( Skiff )

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Updated on September 17, 2007

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* Profile

Discovery Date May 16, 2005
Magnitude 16.9 mag
Discoverer B. A. Skiff (Lowell Observatory)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

The following orbital elements are taken from MPC 56954:

Epoch 2005 Nov. 6.0 TT = JDT 2453680.5
T 2005 Nov. 21.2190 TT                                  MPC
q   3.692880             (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.000888       Peri.  134.9438      +0.0541585      +0.3425969
 +/-0.000002       Node   106.3049      -0.9358789      -0.3100670
e   1.003281       Incl.   77.7477      +0.3481344      -0.8868404
From 577 observations 2005 May 16-2006 June 9, mean residual 0".6.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 7.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r(t + 100)

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The orbital elements are published at the MPC Ephemerides and Orbital Elements.
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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