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21P/Giacobini-Zinner

Orbital period : 6.57 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2018 Sep 05 01h05 UT by Patrick Ditz


(Copyright Patrick Ditz)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)11.6
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
Coma diameter8 '
Tail position angle (PA)271 °
r (dist/Sun) 1.016 AU
d (dist/Earth) 0.397 AU
Right ascension05 24 32.87 h m s
Declination+42 00 53.0 ° ' "
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 2018/09/05
AC2 patrick.ditz@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0021P         C2018 09 05.04537 05 24 32.87 +42 00 53.0          11.6 N      K97
0021P         C2018 09 05.04680 05 24 33.32 +42 00 44.7          11.5 N      K97
0021P         C2018 09 05.05361 05 24 35.48 +42 00 05.4          11.6 N      K97
0021P         C2018 09 05.05504 05 24 36.00 +41 59 56.9          11.6 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-10 °C
Binning2x2
MountVMA300
Exposure total time405 s
Exposure details27x15s
Moon phase128 °
Moon elongation26 °
Air mass1.5
Observatory MPC codeK97
Location67130 Freconrupt
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.26 "/pix
Image processingPRISM
Observation submission date2018 Sep 05 13h45m10s
Observation modification date2018 Sep 05 13h54m36s

(Record n° 19621)

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