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29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Date of perihelion passage : 2019-3-10.1668
Perihelion distance : 5.766729 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.3711 °
Orbital period : 14.76 years
Eccentricity : 0.042377

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


On 2017 Dec 21 00h15 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier

Nuclear magnitude (m2)16.2
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 5.803 AU
d (dist/Earth) 6.366 AU
Right ascension21 28 08.89 h m s
Declination-12 29 41.3 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS A. Maury, J.-B. de Vanssay, J.-F. Soulier
MEA J.-F. Soulier
TEL 0.4-m f/5.2 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.12.21
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0029P         C2017 12 21.01052 21 28 08.89 -12 29 41.3          16.1 N      W96
0029P         C2017 12 21.02079 21 28 09.27 -12 29 39.2          16.2 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2080 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.2
Filter(s)None
CameraQHY
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-15 °C
Binning3x3
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro d'Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.60 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 21 02h33m34s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 21 02h35m57s

(Record n° 18661)

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