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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-3-16.8460
Perihelion distance : 0.972194 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 11.2370 °
Orbital period : 5.44 years
Eccentricity : 0.685545

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


On 2017 Sep 01 01h35 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)17.7
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m24.9 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.247 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.690 AU
Right ascension03 14 28.24 h m s
Declination+06 37 37.4 ° ' "
MPC report
COD C10
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS J.-F. Soulier
MEA J.-F. Soulier
TEL 0.30-m f/3.8 Newtonian reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.09.01
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0073P        KC2017 09 01.06608 03 14 28.24 +06 37 37.4          17.7 N      C10
0073P        KC2017 09 01.07369 03 14 28.22 +06 37 36.6          17.6 N      C10
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)300 mm
Instrument focale length1140 mm
Instrument focale/diameter3.8
Filter(s)None
CameraST8-XME
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountF60a Axis Instruments
AutoguideNo
Exposure details15 x 60s
Observatory MPC codeC10
LocationSeine et Marne (77)
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.62 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Sep 01 08h04m39s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 01 10h17m28s

(Record n° 18167)

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