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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-3-16.8460
Perihelion distance : 0.972194 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 11.2370 °
Orbital period : 5.44 years
Eccentricity : 0.685545

NASA/JPL elements, ephemeris and orbit diagram
IAU/MPC elements and ephemeris


On 2017 May 09 09h08 UT by Jean-Gabriel Bosch


(Copyright Jean-Gabriel Bosch)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.9
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.2 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.224 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.724 AU
Right ascension00 30 40.39 h m s
Declination-05 13 33.1 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON Jean-Gabriel Bosch [JGBosch@free.fr]
OBS A. Maury, J.-B. de Vanssay, J.-G. Bosch
MEA J.-G.Bosch
TEL 0.4-m f/5.4 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.05.09 07:10:27
AC2 JGBosch@free.fr
NET UCAC-4
0073P        KC2017 05 09.38045 00 30 40.39 -05 13 33.1          15.9 N      W96
0073P        KC2017 05 09.39392 00 30 42.70 -05 13 19.5          15.9 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2160 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.4
Filter(s)None
CameraQHY
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-15 °C
Binning3x3
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details30x1mn
Air mass2
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.56 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 May 09 12h12m02s
Observation modification date2017 May 09 14h13m27s

(Record n° 17652)

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