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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5854
Perihelion distance : 2.602342 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2238 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996298

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


On 2018 Jan 05 19h28 UT by Nicolas Biver


(Copyright Nicolas Biver)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)12.9
Aperture radius used for m11.5 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.4
Aperture radius used for m210 "
Coma diameter3 '
Coma condensation degree (DC)2
r (dist/Sun)2.915 AU
d (dist/Earth)2.084 AU
Right ascension04 18 42 h m s
Declination+15 33 55 ° ' "
Instrumental configurationConfig1
InstrumentDobson 407 F/D 4.3
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)407 mm
Instrument focale length1750 mm
Instrument focale/diameter4.29
Filter(s)None
Camerasony alpha 7s
SensorDC
Sensor size36X24 mm2
Sensor pixels number4240X2832
Sensor temperature6 °C
Binning2x2
Mountdobson
TrackingNo
AutoguideNo
Exposure total time37 s
Exposure details111x1/3s
Sky transparency (naked eye max mag)4
Seeing4
LocationVersailles
Reference stars catalogTycho-2
Photometry|Astrometry softwareIRIS
Resulting picture sampling (scale)2 "/pix
Image processingsommes de 111 images, retrait gradient visu ddp + saturation renforcée
Remarks or commentsEn pleine ville, SQM=18.2, le 5 janvier 2018
Observation submission date2018 Jan 07 17h58m33s
Observation modification date2018 Jan 07 23h01m08s

(Record n° 18737)

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