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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 19 20h31 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)15.2
Aperture radius used for m10.33 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.9
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Coma diameter0.67 '
Tail length0.045 °
Tail position angle (PA)125 °
r (dist/Sun) 4.069 AU
d (dist/Earth) 3.907 AU
Right ascension16 22 38.83 h m s
Declination+22 33 11.1 ° ' "
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 2017/08/19
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15O010  C2017 08 19.85472 16 22 38.83 +22 33 11.1          15.9 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 19.87096 16 22 38.03 +22 33 07.4          15.9 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 19.89307 16 22 36.96 +22 33 02.2          16.0 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-15 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA300 Valmeca
Exposure total time3480 s
Exposure details27x120s
Air mass1.29
Observatory MPC codeK97
Location67130 Freconrupt
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwarePRISM
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.26 "/pix
Image processingPRISM
Observation submission date2017 Aug 22 20h54m54s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 22 21h12m26s

(Record n° 18106)

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