C/2015 VL62 ( Lemmon-Yeung-PanSTARRS )

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Updated on February 7, 2017

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* Profile

Discovery Date November 2 and December 18, 2015; January 23, 2016
Magnitude 20.7 mag, 19.1 mag, 19.8 mag
Discoverer R. G. Matheny and E. J. Christensen (Mount Lemmon), W. K. Y. Yeung (near Mayhill, NM, USA), Pan-STARRS 1 telescope (Haleakala)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5
T 2017 Aug. 28.60270 TT                                 MPCW
q   2.7203176            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0006637      Peri.  128.36493     +0.80634733     -0.53708840
 +/-0.0000028      Node    94.55162     -0.58984749     -0.69953786
e   1.0018055      Incl.  165.61403     -0.04340424     -0.47136275
From 502 observations 2015 Nov. 2-2016 Nov. 10, mean residual 0".6.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 6.0 + 5 log d + 12.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2016-V116.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.10 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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