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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 Sep 12 19h14 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)14.5
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.2
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.56 "
r (dist/Sun) 3.990 AU
d (dist/Earth) 4.184 AU
Right ascension16 09 28.76 h m s
Declination+20 55 21.9 ° ' "
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 2017.09.13 07:59:42
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15O010 KC2017 09 12.80143 16 09 28.76 +20 55 21.9          15.2 N      A77
    CK15O010 KC2017 09 12.80663 16 09 28.66 +20 55 20.7          15.1 N      A77
    CK15O010 KC2017 09 12.81183 16 09 28.58 +20 55 19.7          14.5 T      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 details33x30s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Sep 13 08h10m06s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 13 08h26m03s

(Record n° 18216)

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