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Orbital elements:
C/2010 B1 (Cardinal)
T 2011 Feb. 6.807 TT MPC
q 2.93361 (2000.0) P Q
Peri. 211.674 +0.000164 +0.240989
Node 277.262 +0.991505 -0.126272
e 1.0 Incl. 101.937 -0.130066 -0.962278
From 89 observations 2010 Jan. 19-26.

MPEC 2010 - B54


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Comet C/2010 B1 (Cardinal) was discovered on the 19th January, 2010, by R. Cardinal (Rothney Astrophysical Observatory).
The preliminary orbital elements of the comet indicate a perihelion passage on the 6th February, 2011, at a distance of 2.92 AU from the Sun. At the time of its perihelion the comet will be 2.1 AU from the Earth, and may reach magnitude 13.8.

Orbital elements:
C/2010 B1 (Cardinal)
T 2011 Feb. 6.708 TT MPC
q 2.92257 (2000.0) P Q
Peri. 211.920 -0.000545 +0.240624
Node 277.336 +0.990933 -0.130277
e 1.0 Incl. 101.867 -0.134355 -0.961836
From 47 observations 2010 Jan. 19-23.
MPEC 2010-B36

Ephemeris


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