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96P/Machholz

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-10-27.9623
Perihelion distance : 0.123948 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.1377 °
Orbital period : 5.29 years
Eccentricity : 0.959161

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


On 2017 Aug 06 00h08 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)17.6
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.826 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.171 AU
Right ascension18 34 26.49 h m s
Declination-81 55 21.1 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS A. Maury, J.-B. de Vanssay, J.-F. Soulier
MEA J.-F. Soulier
TEL 0.4-m f/5.4 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.08.06
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0096P         C2017 08 06.00567 18 34 26.49 -81 55 21.1          17.7 N      W96
0096P         C2017 08 06.03842 18 33 42.40 -81 55 29.7          17.7 N      W96
0096P         C2017 08 06.07600 18 32 51.17 -81 55 40.1          17.5 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2160 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.4
Filter(s)None
CameraQSI
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-30 °C
Binning3x3
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details30 x 60s
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro d
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.59 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Aug 06 05h42m36s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 08 13h43m41s

(Record n° 18028)

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