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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5836
Perihelion distance : 2.602337 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2214 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996480

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


On 2017 Sep 18 08h23 UT by Jean-Gabriel Bosch


(Copyright Jean-Gabriel Bosch)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.9
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 3.547 AU
d (dist/Earth) 3.360 AU
Right ascension05 32 40.86 h m s
Declination-02 31 47.7 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON Jean-Gabriel Bosch [JGBosch@free.fr]
OBS A. Maury, J.-B. de Vanssay, J.-G. Bosch
MEA J.-G.Bosch
TEL 0.4-m f/5.4 Ritchey-Chretien + QHY9CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.09.18 10:01:10
AC2 JGBosch@free.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020  C2017 09 18.34914 05 32 40.86 -02 31 47.7          15.9 N      W96
    CK16R020  C2017 09 18.38657 05 32 41.67 -02 31 41.7          15.9 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2160 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.4
Filter(s)None
CameraQHY
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-30 °C
Binning3x3
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details60x1mn
Air mass1.1
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.59 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Sep 18 15h02m53s
Observation modification date2017 Sep 18 16h13m53s

(Record n° 18243)

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