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Comet P/2010 D1 (WISE) is at Opposition (4.018 AU) in the constellation Ophiuchus on the 28th May 2015

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase   Mag
2015 05 27    16 26 57.6 -09 33 25   4.0210  5.0161   167.9     2.4  23.0
2015 05 28    16 26 22.0 -09 31 46   4.0186  5.0141   168.0     2.4  23.0
2015 05 29    16 25 46.4 -09 30 10   4.0165  5.0121   168.0     2.4  23.0
2015 05 30    16 25 10.8 -09 28 37   4.0147  5.0100   167.8     2.4  23.0
2015 05 31    16 24 35.1 -09 27 06   4.0132  5.0080   167.6     2.5  23.0
2015 06 01    16 23 59.5 -09 25 38   4.0120  5.0060   167.3     2.6  23.0
2015 06 02    16 23 23.8 -09 24 13   4.0111  5.0039   166.9     2.6  23.0
2015 06 03    16 22 48.2 -09 22 51   4.0105  5.0019   166.4     2.7  23.0
2015 06 04    16 22 12.7 -09 21 33   4.0101  4.9998   165.8     2.8  23.0
2015 06 05    16 21 37.3 -09 20 17   4.0101  4.9978   165.2     3.0  23.0
2015 06 06    16 21 02.0 -09 19 04   4.0104  4.9957   164.6     3.1  23.0
2015 06 07    16 20 26.8 -09 17 54   4.0109  4.9937   163.9     3.2  23.0
2015 06 08    16 19 51.8 -09 16 48   4.0117  4.9916   163.1     3.4  23.0
2015 06 09    16 19 17.0 -09 15 45   4.0129  4.9895   162.3     3.5  23.0
2015 06 10    16 18 42.3 -09 14 45   4.0143  4.9875   161.5     3.7  23.0


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Orbital elements:
P/2010 D1 (WISE)
Epoch 2009 June 18.0 TT = JDT 2455000.5
T 2009 June 25.58992 TT MPC
q 2.6689628 (2000.0) P Q
n 0.11667016 Peri. 225.90030 +0.88925439 -0.45411453
a 4.1479118 Node 160.90079 +0.45275306 +0.85678030
e 0.3565527 Incl. 9.64709 +0.06512527 +0.24435119
P 8.45

MPEC 2010 - D51


Comet P/2010 D1 (WISE) was discovered by the WISE satellite observatory.
The preliminary orbital elements of the comet  indicate a perihelion passage on the 25th June, 2009, at a distance of 2.66 AU from the Sun, and an orbital period of about 8.45 years.

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