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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5730
Perihelion distance : 2.602345 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2243 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996140

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


On 2018 Jan 04 23h44 UT by Francois Kugel

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.1
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.7
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.919 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.080 AU
Right ascension04 19 34.99 h m s
Declination+15 19 16.5 ° ' "
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 2018.01.05 09:54:26
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020 KC2018 01 04.98885 04 19 34.99 +15 19 16.5          14.7 N      A77
    CK16R020 KC2018 01 05.01453 04 19 33.37 +15 19 43.8          14.7 N      A77
    CK16R020 KC2018 01 05.02027 04 19 32.93 +15 19 49.9          14.6 N      A77
    CK16R020 KC2018 01 05.02685 04 19 32.54 +15 19 57.1          13.1 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-15 °C
Binning1x1
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Observation submission date2018 Jan 05 10h00m10s

(Record n° 18729)

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