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29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Date of perihelion passage : 2019-3-8.7533
Perihelion distance : 5.766816 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.3701 °
Orbital period : 14.76 years
Eccentricity : 0.042554

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


On 2017 Dec 22 00h14 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.4
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 5.803 AU
d (dist/Earth) 6.378 AU
Right ascension21 28 46.56 h m s
Declination-12 26 17.0 ° ' "
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 2017.12.22
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0029P         C2017 12 22.00975 21 28 46.56 -12 26 17.0          15.3 N      W96
0029P         C2017 12 22.03291 21 28 47.45 -12 26 11.4          15.4 N      W96
0029P         C2017 12 22.05687 21 28 48.33 -12 26 07.1          15.4 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
Binning2x2
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details30 x 60s
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro d'Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.06 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 22 09h48m23s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 22 10h00m56s

(Record n° 18668)

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