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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 04h48 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.9
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)16
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Coma diameter4.5 '
r (dist/Sun) 1.472 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.204 AU
Right ascension13 13 29.45 h m s
Declination+03 42 57.9 ° ' "
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
0062P        KC2017 12 31.19974 13 13 29.45 +03 42 57.9          16.0 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 12 31.20791 13 13 30.64 +03 42 54.6          16.0 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 12 31.21609 13 13 31.71 +03 42 50.2          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 details21x60s
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 08h19m16s

(Record n° 18724)

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