C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

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* Profile

Discovery Date August 17, 2014
Magnitude 14.8 mag
Discoverer T. Lovejoy (Birkdale, Qld., Australia)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2015 Jan. 18.0 TT = JDT 2457040.5
T 2015 Jan. 30.06949 TT                                 MPCW
q   1.2903547            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0017238      Peri.   12.39515     -0.12073384     -0.14529065
                   Node    94.97566     +0.80567799     -0.59224346
e   0.9977757      Incl.   80.30202     +0.57991924     +0.79255177
From 7288 observations 2014 July 1-2016 Apr. 11, mean residual 0".5.
     Nongravitational parameters A1 = +0.37, A2 = +0.0896.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 2.5 + 5 log d + 20.0 log r(t - 25)  [   , 25]  (             - 2015 Feb. 24)
        m1 = 3.6 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r(t - 25)  [ 25,330]  (2015 Feb. 24 - 2015 Dec. 26)
        m1 = 1.5 + 5 log d + 15.0 log r          [330,   ]  (2015 Dec. 26 -             )

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2016-H35.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.8 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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