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3200 Phaethon

Date of perihelion passage : 2012-5-2.3000
Perihelion distance : 0.140000 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 22.0000 °
Orbital period : 1.43 years
Eccentricity : 0.890000

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


On 2017 Aug 18 09h47 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)18.7
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.160 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.444 AU
Right ascension05 30 14.28 h m s
Declination+32 24 15.5 ° ' "
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 2017.08.18
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
03200        KC2017 08 18.40787 05 30 14.28 +32 24 15.5          18.6 R      W96
03200        KC2017 08 18.41537 05 30 15.01 +32 24 15.7          18.8 R      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 details20 x60s
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan pedro d'Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.59 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Aug 18 12h42m23s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 18 12h43m43s

(Record n° 18074)

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