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C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-2-18.9877
Perihelion distance : 3.729647 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 127.2095 °
Eccentricity : 1.000075

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


On 2017 Aug 07 20h43 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.6
m2 standard deviation0.3
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Tail position angle (PA)120 °
r (dist/Sun) 4.112 AU
d (dist/Earth) 3.772 AU
Right ascension16 34 01.28 h m s
Declination+23 13 49.4 ° ' "
MPC report
COD K97
CON P. Ditz [patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr]
OBS P. Ditz
MEA P. Ditz
TEL 0.20-m f/7.4 reflector + CCD
ACK report C/2015O1 2017_08_07
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15O010  C2017 08 07.86349 16 34 01.28 +23 13 49.4          15.2 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 07.88135 16 34 00.12 +23 13 46.3          15.9 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 07.89689 16 33 59.10 +23 13 43.5          15.8 N      K97
Instrumental configurationConfig1
Instrumentperso
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)200 mm
Instrument focale length1480 mm
Instrument focale/diameter7.4
Filter(s)L
CameraATIK 460 EX
SensorCCD
Sensor size12.5x10.0 mm2
Sensor pixels number2749x2199
Sensor temperature-13 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA300 Valmeca
TrackingYes
Exposure total time2460 s
Exposure details41x60s
Moon phase0 °
Moon elongation79 °
Air mass1.23
Observatory MPC codeK97
Location67130 Freconrupt
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwarePRISM
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.26 "/pix
Image processingPRISM
Remarks or commentsLuminosité forte de la Lune
Observation submission date2017 Aug 10 16h42m33s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 10 16h46m33s

(Record n° 18033)

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