Bright new comet discovered zooming toward the sun could outshine the stars next year

Jan 28, 2023
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How little we know about this comet, even though we now have more than 10 telescopes with a diameter of 8 meters and more and supercomputers to calculate physical and orbital parameters. I'm not "ok" with that. It is necessary to demand more, against the salaries that the astronomers receive and the other expenses of the activity.
 
Orbital elements published so far,
Orbital elements:
C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS)
Epoch 2023 Feb. 25.0 TT = JDT 2460000.5
T 2024 Sept. 28.55963 TT Rudenko
q 0.3904059 (2000.0) P Q
z +0.0006401 Peri. 308.59081 +0.36275685 +0.90020587
+/-0.0030246 Node 21.58224 +0.91805884 -0.30086181
e 0.9997501 Incl. 139.08539 -0.15992321 +0.31481988
From 155 observations 2022 Dec. 22-2023 Feb. 28, mean residual 0".3.


The most recent green comet the Neanderthals some claimed were able to see 50,000 years ago, turned out to be a disappointing comet show for many in light polluted areas.
 
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