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174P/Echeclus

Date of perihelion passage : 2015-4-21.3196
Perihelion distance : 5.812056 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 4.3438 °
Orbital period : 34.90 years
Eccentricity : 0.456163

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


On 2017 Dec 09 18h40 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.5
Aperture radius used for m10.2 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)13.8
m2 standard deviation0.1
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Coma diameter0.3 '
r (dist/Sun) 7.297 AU
d (dist/Earth) 6.478 AU
Right ascension02 38 54.32 h m s
Declination+11 25 33.5 ° ' "
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 0.2 arcmin (15 pixels, 0.8 arcsec/pix)
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.12.09 21:14:56
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0174P        KC2017 12 09.77803 02 38 54.32 +11 25 33.5          13.8 N      A77
0174P        KC2017 12 09.78949 02 38 54.16 +11 25 33.1          13.7 N      A77
0174P        KC2017 12 09.80159 02 38 53.96 +11 25 32.3          13.5 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 details11x45s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Observation submission date2017 Dec 09 21h21m31s
Observation modification date2017 Dec 09 22h53m47s

(Record n° 18600)

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