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Comet 255P/Levy is at Opposition (3.674 AU) in the constellation Sagittarius on the 18th July 2015

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Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase   Mag
2015 07 15    19 45 45.9 -14 50 03   3.6832  4.6933   172.7     1.6  29.5
2015 07 16    19 44 57.8 -14 50 38   3.6799  4.6908   173.2     1.5  29.5
2015 07 17    19 44 09.7 -14 51 15   3.6770  4.6883   173.5     1.4  29.5
2015 07 18    19 43 21.5 -14 51 53   3.6744  4.6859   173.6     1.4  29.5
2015 07 19    19 42 33.2 -14 52 32   3.6721  4.6834   173.6     1.4  29.5
2015 07 20    19 41 44.9 -14 53 12   3.6701  4.6808   173.3     1.5  29.5
2015 07 21    19 40 56.7 -14 53 53   3.6684  4.6783   172.8     1.6  29.5
2015 07 22    19 40 08.4 -14 54 35   3.6671  4.6758   172.2     1.7  29.5
2015 07 23    19 39 20.3 -14 55 19   3.6660  4.6733   171.5     1.8  29.5
2015 07 24    19 38 32.2 -14 56 03   3.6653  4.6707   170.7     2.0  29.5
2015 07 25    19 37 44.3 -14 56 47   3.6649  4.6682   169.8     2.2  29.5
2015 07 26    19 36 56.5 -14 57 33   3.6648  4.6656   168.9     2.4  29.5
2015 07 27    19 36 09.0 -14 58 19   3.6650  4.6630   168.0     2.6  29.5
2015 07 28    19 35 21.6 -14 59 06   3.6655  4.6604   167.0     2.8  29.5
2015 07 29    19 34 34.5 -14 59 54   3.6663  4.6578   166.0     3.0  29.5
2015 07 30    19 33 47.7 -15 00 42   3.6674  4.6553   164.9     3.2  29.5
2015 07 31    19 33 01.1 -15 01 31   3.6688  4.6526   163.9     3.5  29.5


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Comet 255P/Levy is at Opposition (4.032 AU) on the 28th June 2014

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2014 06 27    18 27 09.4 -24 51 26   4.0330  5.0491   178.1     0.4  30.1
2014 06 28    18 26 21.4 -24 50 46   4.0334  5.0497   178.5     0.3  30.1
2014 06 29    18 25 33.4 -24 50 04   4.0341  5.0502   178.1     0.4  30.1
2014 06 30    18 24 45.4 -24 49 21   4.0351  5.0508   177.2     0.6  30.1
2014 07 01    18 23 57.5 -24 48 36   4.0364  5.0513   176.2     0.8  30.1
2014 07 02    18 23 09.8 -24 47 51   4.0381  5.0518   175.2     1.0  30.1
2014 07 03    18 22 22.2 -24 47 04   4.0400  5.0524   174.1     1.2  30.1
2014 07 04    18 21 34.7 -24 46 15   4.0423  5.0529   173.0     1.4  30.1
2014 07 05    18 20 47.5 -24 45 26   4.0449  5.0534   171.9     1.6  30.1
2014 07 06    18 20 00.5 -24 44 35   4.0478  5.0539   170.8     1.9  30.1
2014 07 07    18 19 13.7 -24 43 43   4.0510  5.0544   169.6     2.1  30.1
2014 07 08    18 18 27.2 -24 42 49   4.0545  5.0549   168.5     2.3  30.1
2014 07 09    18 17 41.1 -24 41 55   4.0583  5.0554   167.4     2.5  30.1
2014 07 10    18 16 55.2 -24 40 59   4.0624  5.0558   166.3     2.7  30.1
2014 07 11    18 16 09.7 -24 40 02   4.0669  5.0563   165.2     2.9  30.1
2014 07 12    18 15 24.7 -24 39 04   4.0716  5.0567   164.1     3.2  30.1
2014 07 13    18 14 40.0 -24 38 04   4.0766  5.0572   162.9     3.4  30.1
2014 07 14    18 13 55.7 -24 37 04   4.0819  5.0576   161.8     3.6  30.1
2014 07 15    18 13 11.9 -24 36 03   4.0876  5.0581   160.7     3.8  30.1
2014 07 16    18 12 28.6 -24 35 01   4.0935  5.0585   159.6     4.0  30.1
2014 07 17    18 11 45.7 -24 33 57   4.0997  5.0589   158.5     4.2  30.1
2014 07 18    18 11 03.4 -24 32 53   4.1061  5.0593   157.4     4.4  30.1
2014 07 19    18 10 21.6 -24 31 48   4.1129  5.0597   156.3     4.6  30.1
2014 07 20    18 09 40.4 -24 30 42   4.1200  5.0601   155.2     4.8  30.1
2014 07 21    18 08 59.8 -24 29 36   4.1273  5.0605   154.0     5.0  30.1
2014 07 22    18 08 19.8 -24 28 28   4.1349  5.0609   152.9     5.2  30.1
2014 07 23    18 07 40.4 -24 27 20   4.1428  5.0613   151.8     5.4  30.1
2014 07 24    18 07 01.7 -24 26 11   4.1510  5.0616   150.7     5.6  30.1
2014 07 25    18 06 23.7 -24 25 02   4.1594  5.0620   149.6     5.8  30.1
2014 07 26    18 05 46.3 -24 23 52   4.1681  5.0623   148.5     6.0  30.1
2014 07 27    18 05 09.6 -24 22 41   4.1770  5.0627   147.4     6.2  30.1
2014 07 28    18 04 33.7 -24 21 30   4.1862  5.0630   146.4     6.4  30.2
2014 07 29    18 03 58.5 -24 20 18   4.1957  5.0633   145.3     6.6  30.2
2014 07 30    18 03 24.1 -24 19 06   4.2054  5.0636   144.2     6.7  30.2
2014 07 31    18 02 50.4 -24 17 54   4.2153  5.0639   143.1     6.9  30.2


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Comet 255P/Levyis at Opposition(3.216 AU)on the 5th June, 2013.

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2013 06 04    16 49 29.7 -33 00 34   3.2130  4.2143   169.4     2.5  28.8
2013 06 05    16 48 30.5 -32 57 19   3.2164  4.2181   169.5     2.5  28.8
2013 06 06    16 47 31.5 -32 53 59   3.2201  4.2220   169.6     2.5  28.8
2013 06 07    16 46 32.8 -32 50 35   3.2240  4.2258   169.4     2.5  28.8
2013 06 08    16 45 34.4 -32 47 06   3.2283  4.2297   169.2     2.6  28.8
2013 06 09    16 44 36.3 -32 43 33   3.2330  4.2335   168.9     2.7  28.8
2013 06 10    16 43 38.6 -32 39 56   3.2379  4.2373   168.4     2.8  28.8
2013 06 11    16 42 41.3 -32 36 15   3.2431  4.2411   167.9     2.9  28.8
2013 06 12    16 41 44.5 -32 32 30   3.2487  4.2450   167.2     3.0  28.8
2013 06 13    16 40 48.2 -32 28 42   3.2545  4.2487   166.5     3.2  28.8
2013 06 14    16 39 52.4 -32 24 50   3.2607  4.2525   165.8     3.4  28.9
2013 06 15    16 38 57.3 -32 20 55   3.2671  4.2563   165.0     3.5  28.9
2013 06 16    16 38 02.7 -32 16 57   3.2739  4.2601   164.1     3.7  28.9
2013 06 17    16 37 08.8 -32 12 55   3.2810  4.2638   163.2     3.9  28.9
2013 06 18    16 36 15.5 -32 08 52   3.2883  4.2676   162.3     4.1  28.9
2013 06 19    16 35 23.0 -32 04 45   3.2960  4.2713   161.4     4.4  28.9
2013 06 20    16 34 31.2 -32 00 37   3.3039  4.2750   160.4     4.6  28.9
2013 06 21    16 33 40.2 -31 56 26   3.3122  4.2787   159.5     4.8  28.9
2013 06 22    16 32 50.0 -31 52 13   3.3207  4.2824   158.5     5.0  28.9
2013 06 23    16 32 00.6 -31 47 58   3.3295  4.2861   157.5     5.2  28.9
2013 06 24    16 31 12.0 -31 43 42   3.3386  4.2898   156.5     5.4  28.9
2013 06 25    16 30 24.3 -31 39 24   3.3480  4.2935   155.5     5.6  29.0
2013 06 26    16 29 37.5 -31 35 05   3.3577  4.2972   154.5     5.9  29.0
2013 06 27    16 28 51.6 -31 30 45   3.3676  4.3008   153.4     6.1  29.0
2013 06 28    16 28 06.6 -31 26 24   3.3778  4.3045   152.4     6.3  29.0
2013 06 29    16 27 22.6 -31 22 03   3.3883  4.3081   151.4     6.5  29.0
2013 06 30    16 26 39.5 -31 17 40   3.3990  4.3117   150.3     6.7  29.0


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255P/Levy, formerly P/2006 T1 and P/2011 Y1, is a periodic comet with an orbital period of 5.25 years. It last came to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) on 14 January 2012.
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Comet C/2006 T1 Levy passes near to the star Eta Eridani on the 25th January, 2012.



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Comet P/2006 T1 (Levy) will make a close pass (74.4 lunar distances, 0.1911 AU), travelling at 15.46 km/second, to the Earth-Moon system on the 21st January, 2012 @ 17:31 UT 13:58.

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The Lunar Distance (LD), the distance between Earth and the Moon, equals 384,401 km, (or 0.00256 AU).



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Comet P/2006 T1 (Levy) is at Perihelion (1.007 AU) on the 14th January, 2012.



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Comet P/2006 T1 = 2011 Y1 (Levy)

Orbital elements:
    P/2006 T1 = 2011 Y1 (Levy)
Epoch 2012 Feb. 3.0 TT = JDT 2455960.5
T 2012 Jan. 14.93632 TT                                 MPC
q   1.0074539            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.18623619     Peri.  179.62724     -0.16317036     -0.93700191
a   3.0368732      Node   279.74496     +0.90437293     -0.01692736
e   0.6682595      Incl.   18.26398     +0.39431592     -0.34891386
P   5.29
From 262 observations 2006 Oct. 2-2011 Dec. 17

MPEC 2011 - Y07



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The magnitude 20 Comet P/2006 T1 (Levy) will pass 20 arc minutes from the magnitude 9 spiral galaxy NGC 7331 in the constellation Pegasus, on the 2nd December, 2011.



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Comet P/2006 T1 (Levy) is a periodic comet with an orbital period of 5.24 years. It last came to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) on 7 October 2006. During the 2006 passage the comet only achieved an apparent magnitude of ~9.5. Levy (PK06T010) was believed to have been recovered on 03 June 2011 at magnitude 19.8, but other observatories have been unable to confirm a recovery. It has not been observed since 01 December 2006, and only has a confirmed observation arc of 60 days.
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Google earth file: Comet P2006 T1 (Levy).kmz (19kb, kmz)

Ephemeris

Date       UT      R.A. (J2000) Decl.    Delta     r     El.    Ph.   Mag
2011 10 19 000000 22 55 54.5 +44 11 56   0.649   1.507  131.7  29.6  11.3
2011 10 29 000000 22 38 54.3 +43 05 50   0.590   1.421  125.7  34.6  10.9
2011 11 08 000000 22 28 05.8 +41 09 18   0.538   1.337  118.9  40.4  10.4
2011 11 18 000000 22 25 11.5 +38 40 31   0.490   1.258  112.1  46.7   9.9
2011 11 28 000000 22 30 59.6 +35 51 22   0.441   1.185  105.7  53.3   9.5
2011 12 08 000000 22 46 05.7 +32 42 51   0.390   1.121  100.0  60.0   9.0
2011 12 18 000000 23 11 24.2 +28 55 05   0.336   1.068   95.2  66.6   8.4
2011 12 28 000000 23 49 06.8 +23 38 50   0.282   1.031   91.6  72.5   7.9
2012 01 07 000000 00 42 41.0 +15 27 03   0.233   1.010   90.0  76.7   7.4
2012 01 17 000000 01 54 35.7 +02 54 18   0.201   1.009   91.6  77.0   7.1
2012 01 27 000000 03 20 07.6 -11 49 25   0.200   1.028   96.7  72.1   7.1
2012 02 06 000000 04 44 00.0 -22 44 43   0.233   1.063  103.2  64.5   7.6
2012 02 16 000000 05 53 10.1 -27 57 13   0.288   1.114  108.8  57.1   8.3
2012 02 26 000000 06 46 20.0 -29 21 58   0.357   1.178  113.2  50.6   9.0
2012 03 07 000000 07 27 45.5 -28 49 29   0.437   1.250  116.5  45.3   9.7
2012 03 17 000000 08 01 27.8 -27 21 48   0.525   1.329  118.6  41.1  10.3
2012 03 27 000000 08 30 16.9 -25 32 15   0.623   1.412  119.4  38.0  11.0
2012 04 06 000000 08 55 57.9 -23 41 24   0.731   1.498  119.0  35.8  11.6
2012 04 16 000000 09 19 28.0 -22 00 28   0.851   1.586  117.3  34.2  12.2
2012 04 26 000000 09 41 25.9 -20 35 21   0.982   1.674  114.7  33.1  12.7
2012 05 06 000000 10 02 15.0 -19 29 01   1.124   1.763  111.4  32.2  13.2


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