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21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Orbital period : 6.57 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2018 Apr 23 08h43 UT by Jean-Francois Soulier


(Copyright Jean-Francois Soulier)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)17.6
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m24.3 "
r (dist/Sun) 2.042 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.704 AU
Right ascension19 30 07.43 h m s
Declination+15 33 34.9 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON J.-F. 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 2018.04.23
AC2 jean-francois.soulier2@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0021P        KC2018 04 23.36330 19 30 07.43 +15 33 34.9          17.5 N      W96
0021P        KC2018 04 23.37385 19 30 08.34 +15 33 48.8          17.7 N      W96
0021P        KC2018 04 23.38500 19 30 09.35 +15 34 03.9          17.7 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-10 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA 200
AutoguideNo
Exposure details18 x 45s
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 Apr 23 15h40m42s
Observation modification date2018 Apr 23 15h59m36s

(Record n° 19083)

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