P/2018 A2 ( PanSTARRS )

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Updated on January 19, 2018

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* Profile

Recovery Date January 12 and 16, 2018
Magnitude 20.6 mag, 20.0 mag
Recoverer D. C. Fuls (Mount Lemmon), Erwin Schwab (Egelsbach, Germany)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2018 June 11.0 TT = JDT 2458280.5
T 2018 June 24.36592 TT                                 MPCW
q   0.7978532            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.20191333     Peri.  211.92761     -0.21380910     +0.96496990
a   2.8775711      Node    46.22841     -0.84612873     -0.10514740
e   0.7227338      Incl.   12.15537     -0.48821292     -0.24036870
P   4.88
From 159 observations 2013 Feb. 1-2018 Jan. 16, mean residual 0".5.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        H = 16.5  G = 0.15                     [   ,-63]  (             - 2018 Apr. 22)
        m1 = 16.0 + 5 log d + 25.0 log r(t-5)  [-63, 68]  (2018 Apr. 22 - 2018 Aug. 31)
        H = 16.5  G = 0.15                     [ 68,   ]  (2018 Aug. 31 -             )

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2018-B14.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.8 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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