C/2012 F6 ( Lemmon )

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Updated on March 24, 2014

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* Profile

Discovery Date March 23, 2012
Magnitude 20.7 mag
Discoverer A. R. Gibbs (Mount Lemmon Survey)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2013 Mar. 9.0 TT = JDT 2456360.5
T 2013 Mar. 24.51507 TT                                 MPC
q   0.7312476            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0020236      Peri.  304.98801     +0.46128539     +0.76193477
 +/-0.0000001      Node   332.71474     -0.00393791     -0.51061786
e   0.9985203      Incl.   82.60801     -0.88724308     +0.39840282
From 2750 observations 2012 Jan. 22-2013 Dec. 23, mean residual 0".4.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 4.5 + 5 log d + 18.0 log r  [   ,-50]  (             - 2013 Feb.  2)
        m1 = 5.2 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r  [-50,  0]  (2013 Feb.  2 - 2013 Mar. 24)
        m1 = 5.2 + 5 log d +  9.5 log r  [  0,240]  (2013 Mar. 24 - 2013 Nov. 19)
        m1 = 3.5 + 5 log d + 15.0 log r  [240,   ]  (2013 Nov. 19 -             )

        * Gray curve is:  m1 = 4.5 + 5 log d + 18.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2013-Y32.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.8 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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