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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5854
Perihelion distance : 2.602342 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2238 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996298

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


On 2017 Dec 23 21h26 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.6
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.978 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.054 AU
Right ascension04 34 00.70 h m s
Declination+11 44 55.8 ° ' "
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 2017.12.24 00:30:41
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020  C2017 12 23.89272 04 34 00.70 +11 44 55.8          14.6 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 23.90326 04 33 59.89 +11 45 06.7          14.6 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 23.91379 04 33 59.02 +11 45 17.8          14.6 N      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 details16x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor0.35
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 24 08h17m55s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 24 08h19m05s

(Record n° 18679)

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