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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 12 22h21 UT by Cyrille Calvet


(Copyright Cyrille Calvet )

r (dist/Sun) 2.883 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.123 AU
Instrumental configurationConfig3
InstrumentSW 300/1200
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)300 mm
Instrument focale length1200 mm
Instrument focale/diameter4
Filter(s)IDAS LPS
CameraZWO ASI 1600MMC
SensorCCD
Sensor size17.7x13.4 mm2
Sensor pixels number4656x3520
Sensor temperature-25 °C
Binning2x2
MountSWeq8
TrackingYes
AutoguideYes
Exposure total time5400 s
Exposure details18x5mn
Sky transparency (naked eye max mag)4
Seeing3
LocationTautavel 66720 France
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.31 "/pix
Image processingCCD Soft / MAXIM DL/ DSS / Photoshop
URL for more information or pictureshttp://astronomiecyrille.over-blog.com/2018/01/comet-c/2016-r2-panstarrs-le-12-janvier-2018.html
Observation submission date2018 Jan 13 19h36m20s

(Record n° 18758)

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