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C/2016 N6 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-7-18.2075
Perihelion distance : 2.669102 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 105.8308 °
Eccentricity : 0.998698

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


On 2017 Dec 31 06h03 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.9
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)15
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Coma diameter0.6 '
r (dist/Sun) 3.366 AU
d (dist/Earth) 3.298 AU
Right ascension15 41 53.97 h m s
Declination+53 06 32.7 ° ' "
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
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.12.31 07:51:54
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16N060 KC2017 12 31.25216 15 41 53.97 +53 06 32.7          15.0 N      A77
    CK16N060 KC2017 12 31.25708 15 41 54.13 +53 06 37.1          13.9 T      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 details6x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Remarks or commentsBad seeing
Observation submission date2017 Dec 31 07h55m33s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 31 08h14m03s

(Record n° 18722)

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