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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5758
Perihelion distance : 2.602328 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2242 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996146

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


On 2017 Dec 22 19h42 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 deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.983 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.054 AU
Right ascension04 35 23.45 h m s
Declination+11 26 18.2 ° ' "
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 2017.12.23 08:54:50
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.82098 04 35 23.45 +11 26 18.2          14.5 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.82828 04 35 22.87 +11 26 25.8          14.5 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.83559 04 35 22.29 +11 26 33.4          14.5 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.85180 04 35 21.02 +11 26 50.2          14.6 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.86800 04 35 19.75 +11 27 07.0          14.5 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.88423 04 35 18.47 +11 27 24.0          14.6 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.90043 04 35 17.21 +11 27 41.0          14.5 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 22.91664 04 35 15.91 +11 27 57.8          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-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details9x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
URL for more information or pictureshttp://observatoire.dauban.free.fr/kugel//video/C16R2-201-12-22_Zx05.mp4
Observation submission date2017 Dec 23 09h00m56s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 23 10h29m17s

(Record n° 18676)

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