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62P/Tsuchinshan

Date of perihelion passage : 2017-11-16.1347
Perihelion distance : 1.383859 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 9.7080 °
Orbital period : 6.38 years
Eccentricity : 0.597552

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


On 2017 Dec 31 04h45 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.8
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m28.2 "
Coma diameter4.30 '
r (dist/Sun) 1.472 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.204 AU
Right ascension13 13 29.27 h m s
Declination+03 42 57.5 ° ' "
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
0062P         C2017 12 31.19782 13 13 29.27 +03 42 57.5          15.6 N      A77
0062P         C2017 12 31.21878 13 13 32.09 +03 42 50.2          15.8 N      A77
0062P         C2017 12 31.24049 13 13 35.01 +03 42 40.7          15.9 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-15 °C
Binning1x1
MountAstonomy 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 07h46m54s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 31 13h33m17s

(Record n° 18720)

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