C/2020 U3 ( Rankin )

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Updated on February 21, 2021

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* Profile

Discovery Date October 22, 2020
Magnitude 20.1 mag
Discoverer David Rankin (Mt. Lemmon Survey)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2021 Jan. 26.0 TT = JDT 2459240.5
T 2021 Feb. 5.97667 TT                                  Rudenko
q   2.2761769            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0154595      Peri.  124.26303     +0.57346714     -0.65622301
 +/-0.0000000      Node   282.67881     +0.48256127     +0.75433792
e   0.9648115      Incl.   30.17695     +0.66201968     +0.01859170
From 144 observations 2020 July 21-2021 Jan. 18, mean residual 0".4.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 10.0 + 5 log d + 20.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2021-B143.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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