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C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-8-28.5975
Perihelion distance : 2.720304 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 165.6141 °
Eccentricity : 1.001852

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


On 2017 Aug 19 23h51 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)15.2
Aperture radius used for m10.35 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)16
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Coma diameter0.68 '
Tail length0.028 °
Tail position angle (PA)70 °
r (dist/Sun) 2.722 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.744 AU
Right ascension21 37 55.76 h m s
Declination+05 18 57.3 ° ' "
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/2015 VL62
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15V62L  C2017 08 19.99394 21 37 55.76 +05 18 57.3          16.1 N      K97
    CK15V62L  C2017 08 20.00633 21 37 52.88 +05 18 38.4          16.0 N      K97
    CK15V62L  C2017 08 20.01816 21 37 50.16 +05 18 20.5          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 time1575 s
Exposure details35x45s
Air mass1.4
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 23 14h39m51s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 23 14h43m49s

(Record n° 18110)

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