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21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Orbital period : 6.57 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2018 Jun 22 23h39 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)14.5
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Coma diameter0.5 '
r (dist/Sun) 1.489 AU
d (dist/Earth) 0.933 AU
Right ascension21 09 49.89 h m s
Declination+45 31 29.1 ° ' "
MPC report
COD K97
CON P. Ditz [patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr]
OBS P. Ditz
MEA P. Ditz
TEL 0.20-m f/7.45 reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport 21P 2018/06/23
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0021P         C2018 06 22.98512 21 09 49.89 +45 31 29.1          14.5 N      K97
0021P         C2018 06 22.98918 21 09 50.42 +45 31 37.6          14.5 N      K97
0021P         C2018 06 23.02004 21 09 54.30 +45 32 41.9          14.5 N      K97
0021P         C2018 06 23.03151 21 09 55.75 +45 33 05.7          14.5 N      K97
Instrumental configurationConfig1
InstrumentT200 F/D 7.45
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)200 mm
Instrument focale length1490 mm
Instrument focale/diameter7.45
Filter(s)L
CameraATIK 460 EX
SensorCCD
Sensor size12.5x10.0 mm2
Sensor pixels number2749x2199
Sensor temperature-18 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA300
Exposure total time3250 s
Exposure details65x50s
Moon phase43 °
Moon elongation106 °
Air mass1.1
Observatory MPC codeK97
Location67130 Freconrupt
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.26 "/pix
Image processingPRISM
Observation submission date2018 Jun 24 11h55m10s
Observation modification date2018 Jun 24 11h57m24s

(Record n° 19269)

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