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C/2017 S6 (Catalina)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-2-26.9416
Perihelion distance : 1.542854 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 152.8272 °
Eccentricity : 1.001234

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


On 2017 Dec 28 18h45 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)18.9
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.6 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.754 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.582 AU
Right ascension22 59 05.06 h m s
Declination+26 11 15.2 ° ' "
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 2017.12.28 
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK17S060 KC2017 12 28.78120 22 59 05.06 +26 11 15.2          18.8 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2017 12 28.78946 22 59 04.63 +26 10 54.7          18.9 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2017 12 28.79771 22 59 04.10 +26 10 33.0          18.9 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 details60 x 45s
Observatory MPC codeA77
LocationDauban (04)
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.65 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 28 21h40m29s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 28 22h13m01s

(Record n° 18710)

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