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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 28 20h11 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier

Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.2
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m29.7 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.953 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.059 AU
Right ascension04 27 49.66 h m s
Declination+13 11 56.8 ° ' "
MPC report
COD C10
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS J.-F. Soulier
MEA J.-F. Soulier
TEL 0.30-m f/3.8 Newtonian reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.12.28 
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020  C2017 12 28.84086 04 27 49.66 +13 11 56.8          14.2 N      C10
    CK16R020  C2017 12 28.86112 04 27 48.16 +13 12 18.4          14.2 N      C10
    CK16R020  C2017 12 28.88368 04 27 46.51 +13 12 42.5          14.2 N      C10
    CK16R020  C2017 12 28.90688 04 27 44.78 +13 13 07.1          14.2 N      C10
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)300 mm
Instrument focale length1140 mm
Instrument focale/diameter3.8
Filter(s)B (RGB)
CameraST8-XME
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-30 °C
Binning2x2
MountF60a Axis Instruments
AutoguideYes
Exposure details30 x 180s
Observatory MPC codeC10
LocationSeine et Marne (77)
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)3.2 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 28 23h08m30s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 28 23h18m29s

(Record n° 18712)

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