Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan

Lightcurve of 62P/Tsuchinshan
The orbital elements of 62P/Tsuchinshan (source:
q (perihelion distance) 1.264946
a (semi-major axes) 3.369209
e (eccentricity) 0.624557
ω (argument of perihelion) 47.3034
Ω (Longitude of ascending node) 68.6665
i (inclination) 4.7375
P (Orbital period in years) 6.1846
T (time of perihelion passage) 2023-12-25 02:47:10
Epoch 2024 Apr 15
Reference MPEC 2024-GJ3
Magnitude parameteres (source: COBS last 30 days)
Absolute magnitude 10.5
Slope parameter 4.3
Ephemeris of 62P/Tsuchinshan for location Crni Vrh Observatory
Date J(2000) Comet Sky Motion Object Moon
UTC RA Dec Delta r Elong Phase Mag "/min PA Azi Alt Phase Dist.


RA right ascension in hours
Dec declination in degrees
Delta distance between comet and Earth (AU)
r distance between comet and Sun (AU)
Elong elongation - the angle between the Sun and comet
Phase percent of surface illuminated
Mag magnitude - brightness estimate