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74P/Smirnova-Chernykh

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-1-26.9394
Perihelion distance : 3.536506 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 6.6539 °
Orbital period : 8.48 years
Eccentricity : 0.149494

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


On 2017 Dec 25 03h27 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)17.3
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 3.538 AU
d (dist/Earth) 3.264 AU
Right ascension11 53 13.86 h m s
Declination+08 31 46.5 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON FRANCOIS KUGEL [fkugel@wanadoo.fr]
OBS C. Rinner, F. Kugel
MEA F. Kugel
TEL 0.4-m f/3 reflector + CCD
COM Object from PCCP P10FFVk : dia coma around 12"
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.12.25 08:36:52
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0074P        KC2017 12 25.14345 11 53 13.86 +08 31 46.5          17.3 N      A77
0074P        KC2017 12 25.17297 11 53 14.74 +08 31 44.8          17.2 N      A77
0074P        KC2017 12 25.20075 11 53 15.61 +08 31 42.7          17.3 N      A77
Instrumental configurationConfig1
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length1200 mm
Instrument focale/diameter3
Filter(s)L
CameraATIK460ex
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-25 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details3x120s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 25 09h56m53s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 25 10h02m25s

(Record n° 18698)

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