P/2008 Y1 ( Boattini )

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Updated on May 9, 2009

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* Profile

Discovery Date December 22, 2008
Magnitude 17.9 mag
Discoverer A. Boattini (Catalina Sky Survey)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

The following orbital elements are taken from MPC 65340:

Epoch 2009 Feb. 18.0 TT = JDT 2454880.5
T 2009 Feb. 25.0884 TT                                  MPC
q   1.272083             (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.0936423      Peri.  162.3579      +0.4649742      -0.8724188
a   4.802729       Node   259.7059      +0.7926989      +0.4860154
e   0.735133       Incl.    8.8053      +0.3942429      +0.0517152
P  10.5
From 146 observations 2008 Dec. 22-2009 Feb. 28, mean residual 0".6.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 14.0 + 5 log d + 15.0 log r

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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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