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C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

Date of perihelion passage : 2015-1-30.0632
Perihelion distance : 1.290437 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 80.3010 °
Orbital period : 13454.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.997701

NASA/JPL elements, ephemeris and orbit diagram
IAU/MPC elements and ephemeris


On 2015 Jan 06 18h49 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)10.9
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.340 AU
d (dist/Earth) 0.470 AU
Right ascension04 23 18.82 h m s
Declination-05 33 32.6 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON FRANCOIS KUGEL [fkugel@wanadoo.fr]
OBS A. Klotz ; F. Kugel
MEA F. Kugel
TEL 0.20-m f/4 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2015.01.06 20:22:29
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK14Q020  C2015 01 06.78385 04 23 18.82 -05 33 32.6          10.8 N      A77
    CK14Q020  C2015 01 06.78678 04 23 17.58 -05 33 05.6          11.0 N      A77
    CK14Q020  C2015 01 06.78973 04 23 16.31 -05 32 39.1          11.0 N      A77
Instrument typeSchmidt-Cassegrain
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)200 mm
Instrument focale length800 mm
Instrument focale/diameter4
Filter(s)R (RGB)
CameraST2000XM
SensorCCD
Sensor size13.4x9.5 mm2
Sensor pixels number1600x1200
Sensor temperature-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT
Exposure total time390 s
Exposure details13x30s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor0.5
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.87 "/pix
Observation submission date2015 Jan 06 20h25m00s
Observation modification date2015 Jan 06 20h33m15s

(Record n° 13200)

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