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Comet 274P/Tombaugh-Tenagra
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Comet 274P/Tombaugh-Tenagra is at Opposition (4.107 AU) in the constellation Ophiuchus on the 7th June 2015 

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase   Mag
2015 06 05    16 59 03.7 -20 34 17   4.1024  5.1158   177.1     0.6  23.2
2015 06 06    16 58 24.3 -20 34 45   4.1047  5.1187   177.8     0.4  23.2
2015 06 07    16 57 44.9 -20 35 13   4.1073  5.1215   177.9     0.4  23.2
2015 06 08    16 57 05.6 -20 35 41   4.1102  5.1243   177.5     0.5  23.2
2015 06 09    16 56 26.4 -20 36 09   4.1134  5.1272   176.8     0.6  23.2
2015 06 10    16 55 47.2 -20 36 37   4.1170  5.1300   175.9     0.8  23.2
2015 06 11    16 55 08.2 -20 37 05   4.1208  5.1328   174.9     1.0  23.2
2015 06 12    16 54 29.3 -20 37 33   4.1249  5.1356   173.8     1.2  23.2
2015 06 13    16 53 50.6 -20 38 01   4.1294  5.1385   172.8     1.4  23.2
2015 06 14    16 53 12.1 -20 38 29   4.1341  5.1413   171.7     1.6  23.2
2015 06 15    16 52 33.8 -20 38 57   4.1392  5.1441   170.7     1.8  23.2
2015 06 16    16 51 55.7 -20 39 25   4.1445  5.1469   169.6     2.0  23.2
2015 06 17    16 51 17.9 -20 39 53   4.1502  5.1497   168.5     2.3  23.2
2015 06 18    16 50 40.5 -20 40 21   4.1561  5.1525   167.4     2.5  23.2
2015 06 19    16 50 03.3 -20 40 50   4.1624  5.1553   166.3     2.7  23.2
2015 06 20    16 49 26.5 -20 41 19   4.1689  5.1581   165.3     2.9  23.2
2015 06 21    16 48 50.0 -20 41 48   4.1757  5.1609   164.2     3.1  23.2
2015 06 22    16 48 14.0 -20 42 18   4.1829  5.1636   163.1     3.3  23.2
2015 06 23    16 47 38.3 -20 42 48   4.1903  5.1664   162.0     3.5  23.2
2015 06 24    16 47 03.1 -20 43 18   4.1980  5.1692   160.9     3.7  23.2
2015 06 25    16 46 28.3 -20 43 48   4.2060  5.1720   159.8     3.9  23.3
2015 06 26    16 45 54.0 -20 44 19   4.2142  5.1747   158.8     4.1  23.3
2015 06 27    16 45 20.2 -20 44 51   4.2228  5.1775   157.7     4.3  23.3
2015 06 28    16 44 46.9 -20 45 23   4.2316  5.1803   156.6     4.5  23.3
2015 06 29    16 44 14.1 -20 45 55   4.2407  5.1830   155.5     4.7  23.3
2015 06 30    16 43 41.8 -20 46 28   4.2500  5.1858   154.5     4.9  23.3


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Comet 274P/Tombaugh-Tenagra is at Opposition (2.730 AU) on the 29th April 2014

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2014 04 29    14 40 17.8 +00 17 51   2.7298  3.7111   164.9     4.1  20.9
2014 04 30    14 39 33.8 +00 18 50   2.7338  3.7151   164.8     4.1  20.9
2014 05 01    14 38 49.8 +00 19 42   2.7380  3.7191   164.6     4.1  20.9
2014 05 02    14 38 06.0 +00 20 29   2.7426  3.7231   164.4     4.2  20.9
2014 05 03    14 37 22.2 +00 21 10   2.7474  3.7271   164.1     4.2  20.9
2014 05 04    14 36 38.7 +00 21 44   2.7526  3.7311   163.7     4.3  20.9
2014 05 05    14 35 55.4 +00 22 13   2.7580  3.7351   163.3     4.5  20.9
2014 05 06    14 35 12.3 +00 22 35   2.7637  3.7391   162.8     4.6  20.9
2014 05 07    14 34 29.5 +00 22 51   2.7697  3.7431   162.2     4.7  20.9
2014 05 08    14 33 47.0 +00 23 01   2.7760  3.7471   161.6     4.9  21.0
2014 05 09    14 33 04.9 +00 23 04   2.7825  3.7511   161.0     5.0  21.0
2014 05 10    14 32 23.1 +00 23 01   2.7893  3.7551   160.3     5.2  21.0
2014 05 11    14 31 41.8 +00 22 52   2.7964  3.7591   159.5     5.4  21.0
2014 05 12    14 31 00.9 +00 22 36   2.8038  3.7631   158.8     5.6  21.0
2014 05 13    14 30 20.4 +00 22 14   2.8115  3.7671   158.0     5.8  21.0
2014 05 14    14 29 40.5 +00 21 45   2.8194  3.7711   157.1     6.0  21.0
2014 05 15    14 29 01.1 +00 21 09   2.8276  3.7751   156.3     6.2  21.0
2014 05 16    14 28 22.2 +00 20 27   2.8361  3.7791   155.5     6.4  21.0
2014 05 17    14 27 43.9 +00 19 39   2.8448  3.7830   154.6     6.6  21.0
2014 05 18    14 27 06.3 +00 18 44   2.8538  3.7870   153.7     6.8  21.1
2014 05 19    14 26 29.2 +00 17 42   2.8630  3.7910   152.8     7.0  21.1
2014 05 20    14 25 52.8 +00 16 34   2.8725  3.7950   151.9     7.2  21.1
2014 05 21    14 25 17.0 +00 15 20   2.8823  3.7990   151.0     7.4  21.1
2014 05 22    14 24 42.0 +00 13 59   2.8923  3.8029   150.0     7.6  21.1
2014 05 23    14 24 07.7 +00 12 31   2.9025  3.8069   149.1     7.8  21.1
2014 05 24    14 23 34.1 +00 10 57   2.9130  3.8109   148.2     8.1  21.1
2014 05 25    14 23 01.2 +00 09 17   2.9238  3.8149   147.2     8.3  21.1
2014 05 26    14 22 29.2 +00 07 30   2.9348  3.8188   146.3     8.5  21.2
2014 05 27    14 21 57.9 +00 05 37   2.9460  3.8228   145.3     8.7  21.2
2014 05 28    14 21 27.5 +00 03 37   2.9575  3.8268   144.4     8.9  21.2
2014 05 29    14 20 57.9 +00 01 32   2.9692  3.8307   143.4     9.1  21.2
2014 05 30    14 20 29.1 -00 00 41   2.9811  3.8347   142.4     9.3  21.2
2014 05 31    14 20 01.2 -00 02 59   2.9932  3.8386   141.5     9.5  21.2


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Comet 274P/Tombaugh-Tenagra is at perihelion (2.442 AU)  on the 23rd February, 2013



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RE: Comet P/2012 WX32 (TENAGRA)
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Comet P/2012 WX32 (Tombaugh-Tenagra) makes its closest approach to the Earth (1.494 AU) on the 7th January, 2013



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Comet 2003 WZ141 (TOMBAUGH-TENAGRA)
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Comet P/2012 WX32 = 1931 AN = 2003 WZ141 (TOMBAUGH-TENAGRA)

Orbital elements:
    P/2012 WX32 = 1931 AN = 2003 WZ141 (Tombaugh-Tenagra)
Epoch 2013 Mar. 9.0 TT = JDT 2456360.5
T 2013 Feb. 23.35003 TT                                 MPC
q   2.4418922            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.10822138     Peri.   38.45834     -0.47395239     -0.83818844
a   4.3610795      Node    81.36298     +0.72521512     -0.54536946
e   0.4400716      Incl.   15.83852     +0.49943184     -0.00350646
P   9.11
From 125 observations 1931 Jan. 12-2012 Dec. 13

MPEC 2012 - X79



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Orbital elements:
    P/2012 WX32 (Tenagra)
T 2013 Feb. 26.55273 TT                                 MPC
q   2.4206365            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.11178740     Peri.   39.75943     -0.49052963     -0.82955845
a   4.2678336      Node    81.17199     +0.71495071     -0.55819820
e   0.4328184      Incl.   15.66770     +0.49822301     -0.01573353
P   8.82
From 28 observations 2012 Nov. 27-Dec. 4.

MPEC 2012 - X13

Comet P/2012 WX32 (TENAGRA) was discovered by the Tenagra II Observatory on the 27th November, 2012.
The preliminary orbital elements of the comet indicate a perihelion passage on the 26th February, 2012 at a distance of approximately 2.4 au from the Sun, and an orbital period of 8.8 years.



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