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21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Orbital period : 6.57 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2012 Dec 11 04h08 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)20.1
m2 standard deviation0.3
Aperture radius used for m24 "
r (dist/Sun) 3.331 AU
d (dist/Earth) 3.096 AU
Right ascension10 14 59.39 h m s
Declination-19 16 51.5 ° ' "
MPC report
COD C10
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS J.F. Soulier
MEA J.F. Soulier
TEL 0.30-m f/3 Newtonian reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2012.12.11
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-3
0021P        KC2012 12 11.17253 10 14 59.39 -19 16 51.5          19.9 N      C10
0021P        KC2012 12 11.19347 10 14 59.60 -19 16 58.5          20.0 N      C10
0021P        KC2012 12 11.21316 10 14 59.57 -19 17 07.9          20.5 N      C10
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)300 mm
Instrument focale length900 mm
Instrument focale/diameter3
CameraST7-XMEd
SensorCCD
Sensor size6.9 x 4.6 mm2
Sensor pixels number765 x 510
Sensor temperature-30 °C
Binning1x1
MountF60
AutoguideYes
Exposure details30 X 120s
Seeing3
Moon elongation68 °
Air mass2.71
Observatory MPC codeC10
Location77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-3
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)2 "/pix
Image processingPRISMV8 LOG FC GIMP
Observation submission date2012 Dec 11 09h04m43s
Observation modification date2012 Dec 12 00h09m15s

(Record n° 8151)

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