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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5805
Perihelion distance : 2.602285 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2190 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996533

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


On 2017 Sep 08 07h41 UT by Thierry Noel


(Copyright Thierry Noel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)16
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 3.614 AU
d (dist/Earth) 3.564 AU
Right ascension05 28 10.95 h m s
Declination-02 58 00.5 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON Thierry Noel [thierrynoel38a@free.fr]
OBS A. Maury, J.-B. de Vanssay, T. Noel
MEA T. Noel
TEL 0.4-m f/5.4 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD
COM Aperture radius for m2 : 6.4"
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.09.08 12:22:22
AC2 thierrynoel38a@free.fr
NET Gaia DR1
    CK16R020  C2017 09 08.31997 05 28 10.95 -02 58 00.5          16.0 N      W96
    CK16R020  C2017 09 08.35025 05 28 11.91 -02 57 55.9          16.0 N      W96
    CK16R020  C2017 09 08.38111 05 28 12.80 -02 57 51.4          15.9 N      W96
InstrumentMarcon RC 400
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2160 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.4
CameraQSI 532ws-M1
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-30 °C
Binning3x3
AutoguideNo
Exposure details76x1mn
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Reference stars catalogGaia DR1
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.59 "/pix
Image processingAstrometrica (-dark, /flat, add), Iris (gradient, levels, ddp, crop)
Observation submission date2017 Sep 08 12h24m25s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 09 09h35m12s

(Record n° 18204)

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