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C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-8-10.1871
Perihelion distance : 2.210542 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 90.9935 °
Eccentricity : 0.998972

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


On 2017 Aug 26 20h21 UT by Luc Arnold

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.8
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.25 "
Tail length0.0125 °
Tail position angle (PA)49 °
r (dist/Sun) 4.329 AU
d (dist/Earth) 4.175 AU
Right ascension17 05 20.36 h m s
Declination+40 04 12.1 ° ' "
MPC report
COD K25
CON L. Arnold, OHP 04870 Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, France [luc.arnold@osupytheas.fr]
OBS L. Arnold
MEA L. Arnold
TEL 0.20-m f/5.5 Newtonian reflector + CCD
COM CCD SBIG ST10XME, filter Sloan r' Gen-1 Astrodon
COM Photometry aperture radius 6.25 arcsec (5 pixels, 1.25 arcsec/pix)
COM Images at URL http://www.obs-hp.fr/~larnold/v2/LucArnold/Welcome.html
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.08.26 22:20:10
AC2 luc.arnold@osupytheas.fr
NET URAT-1
    CK16M010 KC2017 08 26.84766 17 05 20.36 +40 04 12.1          15.8 N      K25
    CK16M010 KC2017 08 26.85393 17 05 20.21 +40 04 05.1          15.8 N      K25
    CK16M010 KC2017 08 26.86210 17 05 20.07 +40 03 56.2          15.8 N      K25
Instrumental configurationConfig1
InstrumentT205 f/D 5.5
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)200 mm
Instrument focale length1100 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.5
Filter(s)r
CameraSBIG ST10XME
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-15 °C
Binning1x1
Observatory MPC codeK25
Reference stars catalogURAT-1
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
URL for more information or pictureshttp://www.obs-hp.fr/~larnold/v2/LucArnold/C2016M1_PANSTARRS.html
Observation submission date2017 Aug 27 00h50m43s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 27 00h54m59s

(Record n° 18128)

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