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29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Date of perihelion passage : 2019-3-13.5709
Perihelion distance : 5.766438 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.3730 °
Orbital period : 14.76 years
Eccentricity : 0.042078

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


On 2017 Aug 28 23h17 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)12
Aperture radius used for m10.53 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)12.5
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 5.823 AU
d (dist/Earth) 4.853 AU
Right ascension21 14 53.14 h m s
Declination-14 24 16.8 ° ' "
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 2017.08.28 and 29
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0029P         C2017 08 28.97042 21 14 53.14 -14 24 16.8          12.5 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 28.99504 21 14 52.51 -14 24 18.8          12.5 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 29.01996 21 14 51.86 -14 24 20.4          12.7 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 29.04565 21 14 51.18 -14 24 22.4          12.5 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 29.07106 21 14 50.51 -14 24 24.2          12.5 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 29.10015 21 14 49.73 -14 24 26.5          12.5 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 29.11323 21 14 49.34 -14 24 27.7          12.0 T      W96
0029P         C2017 08 29.12560 21 14 49.07 -14 24 28.2          12.5 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2160 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.4
Filter(s)None
CameraQHY
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-30 °C
Binning3x3
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details5 x 60s
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 29 05h30m34s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 29 06h00m57s

(Record n° 18138)

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