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62P/Tsuchinshan

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-11-16.1240
Perihelion distance : 1.383812 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.7081 °
Orbital period : 6.38 years
Eccentricity : 0.597484

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


On 2017 Sep 05 03h47 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)17.5
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.56 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.598 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.866 AU
Right ascension06 58 23.78 h m s
Declination+19 58 33.0 ° ' "
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 2017.09.05 07:38:04
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0062P        KC2017 09 05.15769 06 58 23.78 +19 58 33.0          17.6 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 09 05.16180 06 58 24.61 +19 58 33.2          17.5 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 09 05.16591 06 58 25.48 +19 58 32.9          17.4 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
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details12x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Sep 05 07h50m28s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 05 07h53m01s

(Record n° 18195)

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