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Comet P/2000 Y3 (Scotti) was recovered on the 19th August 2010 by J.  Scotti (Steward Observatory). The comet P/2000 Y3 (Scotti) was first discovered on the 30th December, 2000, by J. Scotty (Lunary and Planetary Laboratory). The comet was  last observed on the 14 May 2002.
The orbital parameters of comet P/2000 Y3 = 2010 Q1 (Scotti) indicate a perihelion passage to the 20th January, 2012, at a distance of approximately 3.9 AU from the Sun, and an orbital period of 10.84 years.

Orbital elements:
P/2000 Y3 = 2010 Q1 (Scotti)
Epoch 2012 Feb. 3.0 TT = JDT 2455960.5
T 2012 Jan. 20.32181 TT MPC
q 3.9181964 (2000.0) P Q
n 0.09094251 Peri. 92.59135 +0.05660410 -0.99838864
a 4.8973156 Node 354.15921 +0.89963476 +0.05274672
e 0.1999298 Incl. 2.25907 +0.43295875 +0.02092604
P 10.84



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Orbital elements:
P/2000 Y3 = 2010 Q1 (Scotti)
Epoch 2000 Oct. 23.0 TT = JDT 2451840.5
T 2000 Nov. 2.33075 TT MPC
q 4.0476046 (2000.0) P Q
n 0.08651064 Peri. 88.61663 +0.10693699 -0.99426048
a 5.0631762 Node 355.24092 +0.89591760 +0.09777775
e 0.2005799 Incl. 2.24740 +0.43115673 +0.04342370
P 11.39

MPEC 2010 - Q19


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