C/2011 J2 ( LINEAR )

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* Profile

Discovery Date May 4, 2011
Magnitude 19.7 mag
Discoverer Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research project

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

C/2011 J2 (LINEAR)
Epoch 2013 Dec. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456640.5
T 2013 Dec. 25.29250 TT                                 MPCW
q   3.4434403            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0001486      Peri.   85.29292     +0.07042286     +0.97005812
 +/-0.0000001      Node   163.94722     +0.16358610     -0.24109374
e   1.0005118      Incl.  122.79881     +0.98401230     -0.02934382
From 5605 observations 2011 Mar. 10-2015 Feb. 7, mean residual 0".5.

C/2011 J2-B (LINEAR)
Epoch 2013 Dec. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456640.5
T 2013 Dec. 25.17123 TT                                 MPCW
q   3.4426182            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0003846      Peri.   85.24969     +0.06973814     +0.97009659
 +/-0.0000175      Node   163.94343     +0.16381124     -0.24102503
e   1.0013241      Incl.  122.80166     +0.98402361     -0.02862749
From 326 observations 2014 Aug. 27-2015 Jan. 4, mean residual 0".7.

C/2011 J2-C (LINEAR)
Epoch 2013 Dec. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456640.5
T 2013 Dec. 25.26191 TT                                 MPCW
q   3.4424798            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0003816      Peri.   85.26741     +0.06996756     +0.97009531
 +/-0.0000828      Node   163.94884     +0.16366235     -0.24099837
e   1.0013137      Incl.  122.79683     +0.98403210     -0.02889422
From 18 observations 2014 Oct. 4-2015 Jan. 4, mean residual 0".5.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 7.2 + 5 log d + 7.5 log r

	Component B:
        m1 = 9.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

	Component C:
        m1 = 9.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2015-E14.
The orbital elements of fragment B and C are published on M.P.E.C. 2015-B177.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.8 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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