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174P/Echeclus

Date of perihelion passage : 2015-4-21.3928
Perihelion distance : 5.811968 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 4.3437 °
Orbital period : 34.90 years
Eccentricity : 0.456216

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


On 2017 Dec 19 18h02 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.8
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)16.3
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Coma diameter0.9 '
r (dist/Sun) 7.322 AU
d (dist/Earth) 6.613 AU
Right ascension02 36 52.31 h m s
Declination+11 18 21.5 ° ' "
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 2017.12.20 08:53:02
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0174P         C2017 12 19.75171 02 36 52.31 +11 18 21.5          16.3 N      A77
0174P         C2017 12 19.76807 02 36 52.13 +11 18 22.2          16.2 N      A77
0174P         C2017 12 19.78444 02 36 52.00 +11 18 21.0          13.8 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 details15x90s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 20 09h07m35s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 20 09h50m57s

(Record n° 18658)

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