P/2008 O2 ( McNaught )

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Updated on March 17, 2010

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* Profile

Discovery Date July 28, 2008
Magnitude 17.7 mag
Discoverer R. H. McNaught (Siding Spring)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

The following orbital elements are taken from MPC 66921:

Epoch 2009 May 9.0 TT = JDT 2454960.5
T 2009 Apr. 21.6041 TT                                  MPC
q   3.803809             (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.1034730      Peri.   27.4642      +0.9896566      +0.1093936
a   4.493499       Node   325.8601      -0.1418153      +0.8436195
e   0.153486       Incl.    9.5185      +0.0216406      +0.5256798
P   9.53
From 334 observations 2008 July 28-2009 Aug. 20, mean residual 0".6.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = -2 + 5 log d + 30 log r(t + 200)

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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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