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217P/LINEAR

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-7-16.5643
Perihelion distance : 1.235382 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 12.8563 °
Orbital period : 7.87 years
Eccentricity : 0.687778

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


On 2017 Sep 17 03h24 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.4
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.2
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.56 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.463 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.483 AU
Right ascension07 02 27.28 h m s
Declination+11 30 16.2 ° ' "
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 2017.09.17 12:45:58
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET USNO-SA2.0
0217P        KC2017 09 17.14163 07 02 27.28 +11 30 16.2          15.2 N      A77
0217P        KC2017 09 17.14487 07 02 27.69 +11 30 15.4          15.2 N      A77
0217P        KC2017 09 17.14811 07 02 28.12 +11 30 14.7          13.4 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-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details12x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUSNO-SA2.0
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Sep 17 13h34m49s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 17 13h36m11s

(Record n° 18240)

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