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62P/Tsuchinshan

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-11-16.1240
Perihelion distance : 1.383812 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.7081 °
Orbital period : 6.38 years
Eccentricity : 0.597484

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


On 2017 Aug 13 03h18 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)18.5
m2 standard deviation0.2
Aperture radius used for m24 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.730 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.129 AU
Right ascension05 47 15.99 h m s
Declination+19 15 53.6 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON FRANCOIS KUGEL [fkugel@wanadoo.fr]
OBS C. Rinner, F. Kugel
MEA F. Kugel
TEL 0.4-m f/3 reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.08.13 07:54:53
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0062P        KC2017 08 13.13753 05 47 15.99 +19 15 53.6          18.8 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 08 13.14057 05 47 16.52 +19 15 54.7          18.5 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 08 13.14100 05 47 16.58 +19 15 55.0          18.3 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 08 13.14447 05 47 17.16 +19 15 56.4          18.5 N      A77
Instrumental configurationConfig1
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length1200 mm
Instrument focale/diameter3
Filter(s)L
CameraAtik460EX
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-10 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details10x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Aug 13 08h03m18s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 13 09h02m21s

(Record n° 18039)

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