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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5857
Perihelion distance : 2.602339 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2234 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996353

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


On 2017 Dec 23 22h40 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier

Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.5
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m28.2 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.978 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.054 AU
Right ascension04 33 56.70 h m s
Declination+11 45 49.6 ° ' "
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 2017.12.23 
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020  C2017 12 23.94414 04 33 56.70 +11 45 49.6          14.5 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 23.96222 04 33 55.31 +11 46 08.3          14.4 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
Observatory MPC codeA77
LocationDauban (04)
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.65 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 24 12h33m36s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 24 17h36m19s

(Record n° 18686)

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