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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5850
Perihelion distance : 2.602335 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2224 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996432

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


On 2017 Dec 21 01h50 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.5
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.988 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.055 AU
Right ascension04 37 38.99 h m s
Declination+10 56 12.3 ° ' "
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 2017.12.21 05:08:51
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020 KC2017 12 21.07669 04 37 38.99 +10 56 12.3          14.5 N      A77
    CK16R020 KC2017 12 21.08236 04 37 38.54 +10 56 18.1          13.0 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-25 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details14x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 21 05h20m38s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 21 05h31m59s

(Record n° 18662)

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