C/2020 A2 ( Iwamoto )

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Updated on April 3, 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. 8.32087 TT                                  Rudenko
q   0.9780146            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0009041      Peri.   68.20904     -0.35081247     -0.44393944
 +/-0.0000312      Node   286.37891     -0.76702125     +0.64134139
e   0.9991158      Incl.  120.75007     +0.53722343     +0.62577871
From 355 observations 2020 Jan. 10-Mar. 18, mean residual 0".6.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 10.6 + 5 log d + 25.0 log r(t - 25)  [  ,40]  (             - 2020 Feb. 17)
        m1 = 10.0 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r          [40,  ]  (2020 Feb. 17 -             )

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2020-F67.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.10 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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