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29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Date of perihelion passage : 2019-3-14.3329
Perihelion distance : 5.766349 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.3733 °
Orbital period : 14.76 years
Eccentricity : 0.042034

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


On 2017 Aug 30 23h16 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)12.1
Aperture radius used for m10.53 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)13.3
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 5.823 AU
d (dist/Earth) 4.864 AU
Right ascension21 14 02.33 h m s
Declination-14 26 37.8 ° ' "
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 2017.08.30 and 31
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0029P         C2017 08 30.96978 21 14 02.33 -14 26 37.8          13.2 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 30.99443 21 14 01.68 -14 26 40.1          13.2 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 31.01768 21 14 01.10 -14 26 41.5          13.2 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 31.04280 21 14 00.45 -14 26 43.1          13.4 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 31.06850 21 13 59.79 -14 26 44.5          13.3 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 31.09763 21 13 59.02 -14 26 46.6          13.3 N      W96
0029P         C2017 08 31.11071 21 13 58.62 -14 26 48.1          12.1 T      W96
0029P         C2017 08 31.12308 21 13 58.36 -14 26 48.6          13.3 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
LocationSn Pedro d'Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.59 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Aug 31 05h49m25s
Observation modification date2017 Aug 31 06h01m01s

(Record n° 18154)

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