C/2020 K3 ( Leonard )

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Updated on July 8, 2020

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* Profile

Discovery Date May 22, 2020
Magnitude 18.0 mag
Discoverer Gregory J. Leonard (Catalina Sky Survey)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2020 May 31.0 TT = JDT 2459000.5
T 2020 May 30.12118 TT                                  Rudenko
q   1.5934541            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0047416      Peri.   62.69701     +0.66557535     -0.65073966
 +/-0.0000035      Node    27.92767     -0.52921424     -0.75676582
e   0.9924445      Incl.  128.71533     +0.52625254     +0.06199501
From 101 observations 2019 Oct. 25-2020 June 15, mean residual 0".5.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 =  15.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r           [  ,-8]  (             - 2020 May  22)
        m1 = -20   + 5 log d + 60   log r(t + 300)  [-8,34]  (2020 May  22 - 2020 July  3)
        m1 =  15.5 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r           [34,  ]  (2020 July  3 -             )

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2020-M07.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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