C/2018 M1 ( Catalina )

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Updated on September 23, 2018

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* Profile

Discovery Date June 25, 2018
Magnitude 17.6 mag
Discoverer H. Groeller and R. A. Kowalski (Catalina Sky Survey)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2018 July 21.0 TT = JDT 2458320.5
T 2018 July 10.02630 TT                                 MPCW
q   1.3035191            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.01001651     Peri.   14.13428     +0.97628680     +0.04205148
a  21.3136822      Node   339.46564     -0.20389681     +0.50820090
e   0.9388412      Incl.   37.25805     +0.07273356     +0.86021132
P  98.40
From 108 observations 2018 June 25-Sept. 17, mean residual 0".5.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 15.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2018-S50.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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