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Comet 304P/Ory is at Perihelion (1.382 AU) on the 25th August 2014

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Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2014 08 25    04 59 26.7 +21 09 00   1.2254  1.3818    75.6    45.1  18.3
2014 08 26    05 02 47.9 +21 15 40   1.2219  1.3819    75.8    45.2  18.3
2014 08 27    05 06 08.5 +21 22 05   1.2185  1.3820    76.0    45.2  18.3
2014 08 28    05 09 28.4 +21 28 13   1.2151  1.3823    76.2    45.2  18.3
2014 08 29    05 12 47.7 +21 34 06   1.2118  1.3826    76.4    45.2  18.3
2014 08 30    05 16 06.1 +21 39 44   1.2085  1.3831    76.6    45.2  18.3
2014 08 31    05 19 23.8 +21 45 07   1.2052  1.3836    76.8    45.3  18.3


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Comet P/2008 Q2 (Ory)

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An amateur astronomer from Switzerland has discovered a new comet.
Michel Ory spotted the comet from the Jura Observatory in Vicques, the International Astronomical Union announced on Saturday.
He tracked its location over several nights. It has been identified as a periodic comet, which has orbital periods of less than 200 years, and will be named P/2008 Q2 Ory.

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Comet P/2008 Q2 (Ory) was discovered by Michel Ory (Switzerland) on  CCD images obtained with the Bernard Comte 0.61m f/3.9 telescope  in Vicques.
The preliminary orbital elements of the comet indicate a perihelion passage on  the 23rd October, 2008,  at a distance of 1.3 AU from the Sun, and a 5.96 years period.

MPEC 2008-Q51
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