C/2020 K4 ( PanSTARRS )

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Updated on August 15, 2020

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* Profile

Discovery Date May 20, 2020
Magnitude 19.7 mag
Discoverer R. Wainscoat (Pan-STARRS1 1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien reflector at Haleakala)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2020 Mar. 12.0 TT = JDT 2458920.5
T 2020 Mar. 6.50256 TT                                  Rudenko
q   1.7727381            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0219740      Peri.  310.29228     +0.37863536     -0.45568979
 +/-0.0000000      Node   264.10410     -0.38663069     -0.86869214
e   0.9610459      Incl.  125.91595     -0.84092328     +0.19421840
From 45 observations 2020 May 20-July 18, mean residual 0".2.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 16.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2020-P19.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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