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C/2017 S6 (Catalina)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-2-26.8656
Perihelion distance : 1.543317 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 152.8249 °
Eccentricity : 1.002523

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


On 2017 Dec 23 17h21 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)16.5
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)18.6
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Coma diameter1 '
r (dist/Sun) 1.787 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.491 AU
Right ascension23 04 44.51 h m s
Declination+30 00 08.6 ° ' "
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
    CK17S060 KC2017 12 23.72292 23 04 44.51 +30 00 08.6          18.7 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2017 12 23.73170 23 04 43.83 +29 59 44.0          18.5 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2017 12 23.73870 23 04 43.28 +29 59 23.6          18.5 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2017 12 23.74570 23 04 42.71 +29 59 03.4          18.6 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 details11x45s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Remarks or commentsmag = 16.5 (dia = 0.4')
Observation submission date2017 Dec 24 08h17m55s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 24 18h08m22s

(Record n° 18680)

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