C/2020 B3 ( Rankin )

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Updated on February 8, 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. 22.88444 TT                                 Bell                    
q   3.3555463            (2000.0)            P               Q                  
z  +0.0045064      Peri.  325.92425     -0.87698517     -0.47918215             
 +/-0.0024247      Node   185.79762     +0.48044894     -0.87568131             
e   0.9848784      Incl.   20.75545     -0.00811291     -0.05972202             
From 44 observations 2020 Jan. 25-Feb. 6, 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-C111.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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