C/2020 B3 ( Rankin )

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Updated on March 26, 2020

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* Profile

Discovery Date January 29, 2020
Magnitude 19.3 mag
Discoverer David Rankin (Mount Lemmon Survey)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2019 Oct. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458760.5
T 2019 Oct. 19.90991 TT                                 Rudenko
q   3.3443451            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0004918      Peri.  325.09320     -0.87018867     -0.49141046
 +/-0.0000865      Node   185.82638     +0.49267096     -0.86880748
e   0.9983553      Incl.   20.69888     -0.00685549     -0.06073988
From 88 observations 2020 Jan. 25-Mar. 18, mean residual 0".5.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 11.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2020-F67.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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