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21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Orbital period : 6.57 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2018 Mar 15 08h56 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)18.6
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m24.2 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.386 AU
d (dist/Earth) 2.398 AU
Right ascension18 30 30.99 h m s
Declination+04 04 48.7 ° ' "
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 2018.03.15 
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0021P        KC2018 03 15.37236 18 30 30.99 +04 04 48.7          18.6 N      W96
0021P        KC2018 03 15.37764 18 30 31.48 +04 04 53.2          18.4 N      W96
0021P        KC2018 03 15.38291 18 30 31.93 +04 04 57.6          18.7 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length2080 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.2
Filter(s)None
CameraQSY
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-15 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details25 x 60s
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro d'Atacama Chili
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.06 "/pix
Observation submission date2018 Mar 15 11h29m10s
Observation modification date2018 Mar 15 12h05m57s

(Record n° 18938)

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