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C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2019-1-18.2844
Perihelion distance : 3.252340 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 105.6575 °
Eccentricity : 1.001161

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


On 2017 Sep 13 19h29 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)17.2
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.56 "
r (dist/Sun) 5.496 AU
d (dist/Earth) 5.315 AU
Right ascension18 40 32.70 h m s
Declination+62 57 38.0 ° ' "
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 2017.09.14 07:09:45
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK17M040 KC2017 09 13.81164 18 40 32.70 +62 57 38.0          17.1 N      A77
    CK17M040 KC2017 09 13.81816 18 40 32.25 +62 57 32.6          17.3 N      A77
    CK17M040 KC2017 09 13.82509 18 40 31.87 +62 57 26.3          17.3 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 details8x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Sep 14 07h10m56s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 14 07h19m03s

(Record n° 18220)

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