C/2018 W2 ( Africano )

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Updated on January 25, 2020

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* Profile

Discovery Date November 27, 2018
Magnitude 18.3 mag and 18.2 mag
Discoverer B. M. Africano (Mount Lemmon), H. Groeller (Catalina Sky Survey)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2019 Aug. 25.0 TT = JDT 2458720.5
T 2019 Sept. 5.72959 TT                                 Williams
q   1.4546665            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0005217      Peri.  157.97324     +0.92110279     +0.38824861
 +/-0.0000004      Node   181.84962     +0.04815165     -0.04005992
e   1.0007589      Incl.  116.61561     +0.38633027     -0.92068356
From 1822 observations 2018 Nov. 27-2019 Dec. 31, mean residual 0".5.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 8.0 + 5 log d + 12.5 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2020-A105.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.10 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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