C/2021 K2 ( MASTER )

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Updated on August 15, 2021

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* Profile

Discovery Date May 22, 2021
Magnitude 18.7 mag
Discoverer Mobile Astronomical System of the Telescope-Robots (MASTER) auto-detection system (South African Astronomical Observatory)

* Orbital Elements

Epoch 2021 July 5.0 TT = JDT 2459400.5
T 2021 Sept. 8.71735 TT                                 Rudenko
q   5.4665062            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0000141      Peri.  343.27515     +0.25606550     -0.11491131
 +/-0.0001572      Node   282.24924     -0.73570503     -0.66722577
e   0.9999227      Incl.  100.83727     -0.62703156     +0.73593829
From 65 observations 2021 May 10-July 17, mean residual 0".5.

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 8.0 + 5 log d + 10.0 log r

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2021-P47.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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