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C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-8-28.5975
Perihelion distance : 2.720304 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 165.6141 °
Eccentricity : 1.001852

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


On 2017 Jul 18 05h21 UT by Jean-Gabriel Bosch


(Copyright Jean-Gabriel Bosch)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.9
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.755 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.151 AU
Right ascension23 24 49.69 h m s
Declination+14 25 36.8 ° ' "
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 2017.07.18 06:40:28
AC2 JGBosch@free.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15V62L  C2017 07 18.22302 23 24 49.69 +14 25 36.8          15.9 N      W96
    CK15V62L  C2017 07 18.26809 23 24 43.36 +14 25 15.9          15.8 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-30 °C
Binning3x3
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details60x1mn
Air mass1.7
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.59 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Jul 18 13h51m19s
Observation modification date2017 Jul 18 14h01m15s

(Record n° 17950)

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