C/2018 W2 ( Africano )

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Updated on December 29, 2018

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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)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2019 Aug. 25.0 TT = JDT 2458720.5
T 2019 Sept. 6.03562 TT                                 MPCW
q   1.4532888            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0010989      Peri.  158.08696     +0.92190902     +0.38634273
 +/-0.0005674      Node   181.83886     +0.04789642     -0.04018037
e   0.9984030      Incl.  116.61303     +0.38443425     -0.92147970
From 88 observations 2018 Nov. 27-Dec. 20, mean residual 0".5.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 9.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2018-Y71.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.10 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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