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C/2017 S3 (PANSTARRS)

Date of perihelion passage : 2018-8-15.9447
Perihelion distance : 0.208454 AU
Inclination to ecliptic : 99.0383 °
Eccentricity : 1.000088

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


On 2018 Jul 30 02h42 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Nuclear magnitude (m2)16
m2 standard deviation0.5
Aperture radius used for m213.5 "
r (dist/Sun) 0.588 AU
d (dist/Earth) 0.845 AU
Right ascension06 38 47.23 h m s
Declination+43 43 21.9 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON FRANCOIS KUGEL [fkugel@wanadoo.fr]
OBS C. Rinner, F. Kugel
MEA F. Kugel
TEL 0.06-m f/5.8 refractor + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2018.07.30 09:00:59
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET USNO-SA2.0
    CK17S030 KC2018 07 30.11271 06 38 47.23 +43 43 21.9          15.5 N      A77
    CK17S030 KC2018 07 30.11846 06 38 50.38 +43 42 35.9          16.5 N      A77
Instrumental configurationConfig5
Instrument typeRefractor
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)60 mm
Instrument focale length348 mm
Instrument focale/diameter5.8
Filter(s)None
Cameraasi294MCpro
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-10 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details11x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUSNO-SA2.0
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)2.7 "/pix
Observation submission date2018 Jul 30 09h12m16s
Observation modification date2018 Jul 30 10h01m59s

(Record n° 19420)

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