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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5850
Perihelion distance : 2.602335 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2224 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996432

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


On 2017 Dec 24 20h58 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.4
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m28.2 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.973 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.054 AU
Right ascension04 32 45.76 h m s
Declination+12 02 03.0 ° ' "
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
    CK16R020  C2017 12 24.87340 04 32 45.76 +12 02 03.0          14.4 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 24.91608 04 32 42.45 +12 02 47.5          14.4 N      A77
    CK16R020  C2017 12 24.95946 04 32 39.09 +12 03 33.1          14.5 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 08h27m32s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 25 15h25m02s

(Record n° 18694)

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