C/2018 X3 ( PanSTARRS )

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Updated on December 20, 2018

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* Profile

Discovery Date December 12, 2018
Magnitude 20.5 mag
Discoverer Pan-STARRS 1 telescope (Haleakala)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2018 Dec. 28.0 TT = JDT 2458480.5
T 2018 Dec. 30.79927 TT                                 MPCW
q   2.6988744            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.02252347     Peri.  359.83433     +0.19415876     -0.71284945
a  12.4178344      Node    78.92483     +0.90081046     -0.14242619
e   0.7826614      Incl.   43.36898     +0.38838497     +0.68670258
P  43.76
From 28 observations 2018 Oct. 4-Dec. 16, mean residual 0".3.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 14.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2018-Y24.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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