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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5711
Perihelion distance : 2.602362 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2244 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996116

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


On 2017 Dec 23 23h39 UT by Cyrille Calvet


(Copyright Cyrille Calvet )

r (dist/Sun) 2.978 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.054 AU
Instrumental configurationConfig3
InstrumentSW 300 QUATTRO
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)300 mm
Instrument focale length1200 mm
Instrument focale/diameter4
Filter(s)IDAS LPS
CameraZWO ASI 1600MCC
SensorCCD
Sensor size17.7x13.4 mm2
Sensor pixels number4656 x 3520
Sensor temperature-25 °C
Binning2x2
MountSW EQ8
TrackingYes
AutoguideYes
Exposure total time9900 s
Exposure details33x5mn
Sky transparency (naked eye max mag)4
Seeing5
LocationTautavel 66720 France
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.31 "/pix
Image processingCCDsoft/Maxim DL/DSS/Photoshop/
URL for more information or pictureshttp://astronomiecyrille.over-blog.com/2017/12/comete-c/2016-r2-panstarrs-le-23-decembre-2017.html
Observation submission date2017 Dec 24 17h17m54s

(Record n° 18688)

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