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240P/NEAT

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-15.9217
Perihelion distance : 2.133612 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 23.5030 °
Orbital period : 7.62 years
Eccentricity : 0.448976

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


On 2017 Aug 13 07h31 UT by Jean-Gabriel Bosch


(Copyright Jean-Gabriel Bosch)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)16.9
m2 standard deviation0.3
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.934 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.154 AU
Right ascension00 46 32.08 h m s
Declination-31 11 28.4 ° ' "
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 + QHY9CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.08.13 07:12:17
AC2 JGBosch@free.fr
NET UCAC-4
0240P         C2017 08 13.31292 00 46 32.08 -31 11 28.4          17.1 N      W96
0240P         C2017 08 13.33745 00 46 32.01 -31 11 41.6          16.6 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 details40x1mn
Air mass1.1
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.59 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Aug 13 12h13m33s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 13 15h31m37s

(Record n° 18050)

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