2022 AB8

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Updated on May 26, 2024

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* Profile

Asteroid 2022 AB8 is suspected of displaying cometary activity (The Possible Comet (and A/ objects) Confirmation Page).

Discovery Date January 8, 2022
Magnitude 20.40 mag
Discoverer Pan-STARRS 2 telescope (Haleakala)

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

Perturbed ephemeris below is based on 211-day-arc elements from MPO 714641.
Last observed on 2022 June 28.

Epoch (TT/JD) T (TT/JD)         Peri.     Node      Incl.   
2459720.50000 2459722.2754892 260.55471 274.47241  75.12221 

    e             q             a      Epoch (TT)
0.9788439     1.6768209     79.25938  2022/05/21.00

* Magnitudes Graph

        m1 = 13.0 + 5 log d + 15.0 log r

        * Gray curve is:  H = 16.6  G = 0.15

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The orbital elements are calculated using the Minor Planet & Comet Ephemeris Service.
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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