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C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-2-18.9877
Perihelion distance : 3.729647 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 127.2095 °
Eccentricity : 1.000075

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


On 2017 Aug 28 20h47 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.9
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Coma diameter0.57 '
Tail length0.045 °
Tail position angle (PA)121 °
r (dist/Sun) 4.038 AU
d (dist/Earth) 4.013 AU
Right ascension16 16 17.18 h m s
Declination+21 57 02.6 ° ' "
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/2015O1 2017/08/28
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15O010  C2017 08 28.86568 16 16 17.18 +21 57 02.6          15.9 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 28.88197 16 16 16.57 +21 56 58.5          15.9 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 28.89233 16 16 16.19 +21 56 55.9          15.8 N      K97
Instrumental configurationConfig1
InstrumentT200 F/D 7.4
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-11.6 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA300
Exposure total time3720 s
Exposure details31x120s
Moon phase97 °
Moon elongation37 °
Air mass1.5
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 30 22h29m44s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 30 22h36m00s

(Record n° 18153)

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