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C/2015 C2 (SWAN)

Date of perihelion passage : 2015-3-4.4781
Perihelion distance : 0.710729 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 94.4839 °
Orbital period : 8484.00 years
Eccentricity : 0.998291

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


On 2015 Mar 13 18h43 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)12.5
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m27.5 "
r (dist/Sun) 0.732 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.511 AU
Right ascension01 04 44.15 h m s
Declination+04 18 21.4 ° ' "
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 2015.03.13 20:56:00
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
    CK15C020  C2015 03 13.77993 01 04 44.15 +04 18 21.4          12.5 N      A77
    CK15C020  C2015 03 13.78243 01 04 44.31 +04 18 31.2          12.5 N      A77
    CK15C020  C2015 03 13.78744 01 04 44.63 +04 18 55.1          12.4 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-15 °C
Binning2x2
Exposure total time360 s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Resulting picture sampling (scale)3.75 "/pix
Observation submission date2015 Mar 13 21h09m09s
Observation modification date2015 Mar 13 21h11m23s

(Record n° 13524)

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