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62P/Tsuchinshan

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-11-16.1347
Perihelion distance : 1.383859 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.7080 °
Orbital period : 6.38 years
Eccentricity : 0.597552

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


On 2017 Dec 25 03h34 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.6
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m28.2 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.451 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.221 AU
Right ascension12 58 49.92 h m s
Declination+04 29 08.8 ° ' "
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 2017.12.25
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0062P         C2017 12 25.14891 12 58 49.92 +04 29 08.8          15.6 N      A77
0062P         C2017 12 25.19156 12 58 56.29 +04 28 47.6          15.6 N      A77
0062P         C2017 12 25.23493 12 59 02.67 +04 28 26.4          15.7 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 details120 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 25 08h26m18s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 25 15h27m16s

(Record n° 18691)

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