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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 29 20h49 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.9
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Coma diameter0.48 '
Tail length0.025 °
Tail position angle (PA)121 °
r (dist/Sun) 4.035 AU
d (dist/Earth) 4.024 AU
Right ascension16 15 41.35 h m s
Declination+21 52 53.7 ° ' "
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 2017/08/29
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15O010  C2017 08 29.86746 16 15 41.35 +21 52 53.7          15.8 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 29.89540 16 15 40.37 +21 52 46.3          15.9 N      K97
    CK15O010  C2017 08 29.91160 16 15 39.79 +21 52 42.5          16.1 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-9 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA300
Exposure total time2760 s
Exposure details23x120s
Moon phase79 °
Moon elongation40 °
Air mass1.6
Observatory MPC codeK97
Location67130 Freconrupt
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwarePRISM
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.26 "/pix
Image processingPRISM
Observation submission date2017 Sep 04 12h23m03s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 04 12h27m56s

(Record n° 18191)

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