P/2005 Y2 ( McNaught )

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Updated on January 1, 2010

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* Profile

Discovery Date December 30, 2005
Magnitude 17.8 mag
Discoverer R. H. McNaught (Siding Spring)

* Orbital Elements

The following orbital elements are taken from MPC 57794:

Epoch 2004 Dec. 21.0 TT = JDT 2453360.5
T 2004 Dec. 27.9433 TT                                  MPC
q   3.354906             (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.0625393      Peri.  194.5772      +0.3149395      +0.8908328
a   6.285902       Node    94.6226      -0.8345917      +0.4242293
e   0.466281       Incl.   19.1795      -0.4519622      -0.1626238
P  15.8
From 62 observations 2005 Aug. 28-2006 Sept. 25, mean residual 0".6.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 10.0 + 5 log d + 7.5 log r(t - 1000)

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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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