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C/2017 D3 (ATLAS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-4-26.7427
Perihelion distance : 4.971329 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 125.5628 °
Orbital period : 4751.00 years
Eccentricity : 1.001983

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


On 2017 Dec 24 05h30 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)18
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.6 "
r (dist/Sun) 5.305 AU
d (dist/Earth) 5.375 AU
Right ascension12 54 38.82 h m s
Declination+02 43 02.3 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS J.-F. Soulier
MEA J.-F. Soulier
TEL 0.20-m f/4 Newtonian reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.12.24
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK17D030 KC2017 12 24.22900 12 54 38.82 +02 43 02.3          18.0 N      A77
    CK17D030 KC2017 12 24.23624 12 54 38.84 +02 43 05.6          18.0 N      A77
    CK17D030 KC2017 12 24.24348 12 54 38.87 +02 43 09.0          18.0 N      A77
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)200 mm
Instrument focale length800 mm
Instrument focale/diameter4
Filter(s)None
CameraATIK 314L+
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountAstronomy Equipment AEb
AutoguideNo
Exposure details43 x 60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
LocationDauban (04)
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.65 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 24 12h33m20s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 24 17h34m18s

(Record n° 18685)

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