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C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-5-9.5711
Perihelion distance : 2.602362 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 58.2244 °
Orbital period : 20418.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.996116

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


On 2018 Jan 10 19h45 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.2
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.7
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.892 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.110 AU
Right ascension04 13 39.59 h m s
Declination+17 03 07.2 ° ' "
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 2018.01.10 21:46:45
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK16R020 KC2018 01 10.82298 04 13 39.59 +17 03 07.2          14.7 N      A77
    CK16R020 KC2018 01 10.83270 04 13 39.04 +17 03 17.6          14.7 N      A77
    CK16R020 KC2018 01 10.84242 04 13 38.46 +17 03 27.8          13.2 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-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details9X60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor0.6
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2018 Jan 10 22h24m22s
Observation modification date2018 Jan 10 23h49m28s

(Record n° 18741)

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