Comet C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS)

Lightcurve of C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS)
The orbital elements of C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS) (source:
q (perihelion distance) 0.391446
e (eccentricity) 1.000150
ω (argument of perihelion) 308.4841
Ω (Longitude of ascending node) 21.5569
i (inclination) 139.1191
T (time of perihelion passage) 2024-09-27 17:18:05
Epoch 2023 Sep 21
Reference MPEC 2023-R20
Magnitude parameteres (source: COBS last year)
Absolute magnitude 2.0
Slope parameter 5.4
Ephemeris of C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS) for location Crni Vrh Observatory
Date J(2000) Comet Sky Motion Object Moon
UTC RA Dec Delta r Elong Phase Mag "/min PA Azi Alt Phase Dist.


RA right ascension in hours
Dec declination in degrees
Delta distance between comet and Earth (AU)
r distance between comet and Sun (AU)
Elong elongation - the angle between the Sun and comet
Phase percent of surface illuminated
Mag magnitude - brightness estimate