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67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Orbital period : 6.44 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2015 Oct 16 08h31 UT by Thierry Noel


(Copyright Thierry Noel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.1
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m25.2 "
r (dist/Sun) 1.463 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.808 AU
Right ascension10 10 23.44 h m s
Declination+16 48 27.1 ° ' "
MPC report
COD W96
CON ALAIN MAURY [amaury@spaceobs.com]
OBS A. Maury, T. Noel
MEA T. Noel
TEL 0.4-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2015.10.16 11:29:08
AC2 thierrynoel38@free.fr
NET UCAC-4
0067P         C2015 10 16.35455 10 10 23.44 +16 48 27.1          15.0 N      W96
0067P         C2015 10 16.36850 10 10 25.53 +16 48 18.7          15.1 N      W96
0067P         C2015 10 16.37376 10 10 26.41 +16 48 15.0          15.2 N      W96
0067P         C2015 10 16.38036 10 10 27.42 +16 48 11.2          15.2 N      W96
Instrument typeRitchey-Chretien
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length3200 mm
Instrument focale/diameter8
Filter(s)None
CameraQHY9
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-35 °C
Binning3x3
MountParamount
Exposure details17x1mn
Observatory MPC codeW96
LocationSan Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Photometry|Astrometry softwareASTROMETRICA
Resulting picture sampling (scale)1.04 "/pix
Image processingAstrometrica (-dark, /flat, add), Iris (gradient, levels, ddp, crop)
Remarks or commentsTracking rates set on comet orbital elements
Observation submission date2015 Oct 16 11h38m56s
Observation modification date2016 Jan 16 02h15m18s

(Record n° 14611)

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