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21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Orbital period : 6.57 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2018 Sep 02 01h25 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)11.4
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Coma diameter9 '
Tail position angle (PA)274 °
r (dist/Sun) 1.020 AU
d (dist/Earth) 0.404 AU
Right ascension05 07 36.15 h m s
Declination+46 41 56.0 ° ' "
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 2018/09/02
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0021P         C2018 09 02.05914 05 07 36.15 +46 41 56.0          11.4 N      K97
0021P         C2018 09 02.06037 05 07 36.58 +46 41 49.3          11.4 N      K97
0021P         C2018 09 02.06567 05 07 38.49 +46 41 20.8          11.4 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-15 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA300
Exposure total time620 s
Exposure details31x20s
Moon phase69 °
Moon elongation37 °
Air mass1.4
Observatory MPC codeK97
Location67130 Freconrupt
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.26 "/pix
Image processingPRISM
Remarks or commentsLa Lune est très proche de la comète
Observation submission date2018 Sep 02 19h32m57s
Observation modification date2018 Sep 02 19h36m00s

(Record n° 19594)

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