C/2020 A2 ( Iwamoto )

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Updated on February 19, 2020

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* Profile

Discovery Date January 8 and 13, 2020
Magnitude 12.8 mag, 14.5 mag
Discoverer Masayuki Iwamoto (Awa, Tokushima-ken, Japan), Gennady Borisov (MARGO observatory near Nauchnij, Crimea)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2019 Dec. 23.0 TT = JDT 2458840.5
T 2020 Jan. 8.34830 TT                                  Bell
q   0.9782800            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0002292      Peri.   68.23494     -0.35104022     -0.44366260
 +/-0.0003649      Node   286.37176     -0.76669024     +0.64173923
e   1.0002242      Incl.  120.74753     +0.53754706     +0.62556715
From 88 observations 2020 Jan. 9-Feb. 5, mean residual 0".7.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 11.0 + 5 log d + 20.0 log r(t - 20)  [  ,30]  (             - 2020 Feb.  7)
        m1 = 10.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r          [30,  ]  (2020 Feb.  7 -             )

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2020-C98.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.10 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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