C/2017 W2 ( Leonard )

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Updated on December 23, 2017

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* Profile

Discovery Date November 26, 2017
Magnitude 20.2 mag
Discoverer G. J. Leonard (Mount Lemmon)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2017 Oct. 14.0 TT = JDT 2458040.5
T 2017 Oct. 31.89234 TT                                 MPCW
q   3.9560247            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.01954624     Peri.  168.98669     -0.68691527     -0.02766547
a  13.6487798      Node   312.80844     +0.56857798     +0.60190326
e   0.7101554      Incl.   98.15530     +0.45262180     -0.79808965
P  50.42
From 87 observations 2017 Nov. 26-Dec. 19, mean residual 0".4.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 11.0 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2017-Y43.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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