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C/2017 S6 (Catalina)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-2-26.8656
Perihelion distance : 1.543317 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 152.8249 °
Eccentricity : 1.002523

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


On 2018 Jan 05 17h27 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)18.9
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Coma diameter1.5 '
r (dist/Sun) 1.706 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.736 AU
Right ascension22 53 30.74 h m s
Declination+21 14 23.8 ° ' "
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 19:57:23
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK17S060 KC2018 01 05.72688 22 53 30.74 +21 14 23.8          18.9 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2018 01 05.73730 22 53 30.43 +21 14 03.9          18.9 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2018 01 05.74773 22 53 30.07 +21 13 43.2          18.8 N      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-20 °C
Binning1x1
Exposure details27x90s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2018 Jan 05 20h55m20s
Observation modification date2018 Jan 05 21h01m19s

(Record n° 18732)

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