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C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-5-9.9460
Perihelion distance : 1.042125 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 6.3490 °
Orbital period : 7551.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.997352

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


On 2017 Aug 30 02h15 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.2
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.56 "
Tail length0.5 °
Tail position angle (PA)266 °
r (dist/Sun) 2.028 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.676 AU
Right ascension03 56 10.73 h m s
Declination+23 29 38.4 ° ' "
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 2017.08.30 07:59:09
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15E61R KC2017 08 30.09354 03 56 10.73 +23 29 38.4          15.3 N      A77
    CK15E61R KC2017 08 30.09840 03 56 10.90 +23 29 38.1          15.2 N      A77
    CK15E61R cC2017 08 30.10326 03 56 11.06 +23 29 38.5          15.1 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
Exposure details18x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor0.32
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Aug 30 08h09m21s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 30 08h12m45s

(Record n° 18143)

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