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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 12 18h31 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)19.1
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m28.2 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.667 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.870 AU
Right ascension22 50 51.65 h m s
Declination+17 43 58.4 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS J.-F. Soulier
MEA J.-F. Soulier
TEL 0.20-m f/4 Newtonian reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2018.01.12
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK17S060 KC2018 01 12.77133 22 50 51.65 +17 43 58.4          19.0 N      A77
    CK17S060 KC2018 01 12.79301 22 50 51.20 +17 43 24.1          19.1 N      A77
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)200 mm
Instrument focale length800 mm
Instrument focale/diameter4
Filter(s)None
CameraATIK 314L+
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-15 °C
Binning1x1
MountAstronomy Equipment AEb
AutoguideNo
Exposure details60 x 60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
LocationDauban (04)
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.65 "/pix
Observation submission date2018 Jan 13 00h34m25s
Observation modification date2018 Jan 13 10h17m32s

(Record n° 18751)

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