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21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Orbital period : 6.57 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2018 Feb 15 08h59 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)20.3
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m25.3 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.620 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.931 AU
Right ascension17 47 03.23 h m s
Declination-00 41 49.7 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON JEAN-FRANCOIS SOULIER [jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr]
OBS A. Maury, J.-B. de Vanssay, J.-F. Soulier
MEA J.-F. Soulier
TEL 0.4-m f/5.2 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2018.02.15 
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0021P        KC2018 02 15.37478 17 47 03.23 -00 41 49.7          20.3 N      W96
0021P        KC2018 02 15.38077 17 47 03.79 -00 41 46.6          20.4 N      W96
0021P        KC2018 02 15.38676 17 47 04.31 -00 41 43.9          20.2 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2080 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.2
Filter(s)None
CameraQHY
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-15 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details30 x 60s
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro d
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.06 "/pix
Observation submission date2018 Feb 15 10h35m17s
Observation modification date2018 Feb 16 10h47m38s

(Record n° 18859)

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