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Kazuo Kinoshita(amateur astronomer in Japan).
This research has made use of data and/or services provided by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center. www.minorplanetcenter.net
Last update 2020 Jan. 18
Observable list[brighter than 20.0](last updated Jan. 18)
Epoch 2020 Feb. 1, Please use these orbits for the observation.
Daily ephemeris of comets (2020 Jan. 12 - Feb. 12)
in order of brightness, in order of R.A., in order of Last Obs.
Comets orbital elements list (Include unusual Minor Planets)
Original form : MPC format
ASTROMETRICA form , ASTROMETRICA is shareware by Herbert Raab
GUIDE form , GUIDE is product of Project Pluto
THE SKY form , THE SKY is product of Bisque,
STELLANAVIGATOR 5,6,7 form , STELLANAVIGATOR is product of AstroArts Inc..
Year of perihelion passage [not include SOLWIND,SMM,SOHO] (last updated 2019 Oct. 3[2018 - 2020]
When the comet approaches the planet by the following conditions, I picked up the planet name, the distance, and time.
The Earth is less than 0.5AU, The Jupiter and Saturn are less than 1AU, The Uranus and Neptune are less than 0.5AU, Other planets are less than 0.05AU.
Numbered periodic comets (Updated 2019 Nov. 20)
Unnumbered periodic comets (Updated 2019 Dec. 26)
Non periodic comets (Updated 2019 Dec. 5)