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62P/Tsuchinshan

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-11-16.1858
Perihelion distance : 1.383826 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.7082 °
Orbital period : 6.38 years
Eccentricity : 0.597507

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


On 2017 Aug 25 03h24 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)18.8
m2 standard deviation0.2
Aperture radius used for m24 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.658 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.987 AU
Right ascension06 23 26.67 h m s
Declination+19 49 57.5 ° ' "
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 2017.08.25 07:14:04
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET USNO-SA2.0
0062P        KC2017 08 25.14198 06 23 26.67 +19 49 57.5          18.6 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 08 25.14856 06 23 27.89 +19 49 58.1          18.8 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 08 25.15513 06 23 29.14 +19 49 58.7          19.1 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 details18x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUSNO-SA2.0
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Aug 25 07h17m09s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 25 07h55m35s

(Record n° 18120)

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