C/2008 R3 LINEAR


27th December 2008 by Dave Storey






Comet Very faint comet residing in Pegasus. The comet has an orbital period of 78.58 years and was 2.06 a.u. distant when imaged.

Astrometry of Comet Position:

2008 12 27.83660 21 41 46.88 +28 20 08.3          16.8 N      987

2008 12 27.83900 21 41 47.22 +28 20 09.2          16.9 N      987

2008 12 27.84272 21 41 47.93 +28 20 11.5          16.8 N      987


History: Discovered during the LINEAR survey on 7th September 2008 in Hercules.



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