CAOSP abstracts, Volume: 30, No.: 2, year: 2000
- Author(s): TICHA, J.; TICHY, M.; MORAVEC, Z.
- Journal: Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnate Pleso,
vol. 30, no. 2, p. 71-74.
- Date: 10/2000
- Title: On the activity of comet 119P/Parker-Hartley in 1986
- Keyword(s): COMETS, COMETARY ACTIVITY
- Pages: 71 -- 74
The periodic comet 119P/Parker-Hartley, discovered on March 2, 1989 at
Siding Spring, was identified as 1986 TF, an object reported as a minor planet
by both the Klet Observatory and Brorfelde. While P. Jensen reported in 1989
that the object is slightly diffuse compared with images of other minor
planets, no report came from the Klet Observatory. The re-analysis of plates
from the Klet archive shows evident coma indicating cometary activity before
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