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217P/LINEAR

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-7-16.5558
Perihelion distance : 1.235293 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 12.8569 °
Orbital period : 7.87 years
Eccentricity : 0.687733

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


On 2017 Dec 31 02h27 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)17.5
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.6 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.283 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.332 AU
Right ascension07 55 14.99 h m s
Declination+14 44 01.1 ° ' "
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 2017.12.31 
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0217P        KC2017 12 31.10228 07 55 14.99 +14 44 01.1          17.3 N      A77
0217P        KC2017 12 31.12179 07 55 13.65 +14 44 10.9          17.5 N      A77
0217P        KC2017 12 31.14212 07 55 11.97 +14 44 24.8          17.6 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-15 °C
Binning1x1
MountAstronomy Equipment AEb
AutoguideNo
Exposure details60 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 31 07h46m25s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 31 13h31m15s

(Record n° 18718)

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