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62P/Tsuchinshan

Orbital period : 6.37 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2017 Nov 21 03h53 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.1
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.2
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Tail length0.07 °
Tail position angle (PA)295 °
r (dist/Sun) 1.385 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.325 AU
Right ascension11 21 01.21 h m s
Declination+10 22 54.9 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON FRANCOIS KUGEL [fkugel@wanadoo.fr]
OBS C. Rinner, F. Kugel
MEA F. Kugel
TEL 0.4-m f/3 reflector + CCD
COM Photometry aperture (m2) radius 6.4 arcsec (8 pixels, 0.8 arcsec/pix)
COM Photometry aperture (m1) radius 0.4 arcmin (30 pixels, 0.8 arcsec/pix)
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.11.21 07:22:27
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0062P        KC2017 11 21.16147 11 21 01.21 +10 22 54.9          15.2 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 11 21.17038 11 21 02.97 +10 22 48.4          15.2 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 11 21.17930 11 21 04.60 +10 22 42.9          13.1 T      A77
Instrumental configurationConfig1
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length1200 mm
Instrument focale/diameter3
Filter(s)L
CameraAtik460EX
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details33x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Remarks or commentsBad seeing
Observation submission date2017 Nov 21 07h30m11s
Observation modification date2017 Nov 21 07h42m23s

(Record n° 18539)

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