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  • MPEC 2013-D23 : COMET P/2013 CE31 (MOSS)

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    M.P.E.C. 2013-D23                                Issued 2013 Feb. 18, 00:23 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
       on behalf of Commission 20 of the International Astronomical Union by the
              Minor Planet Center, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
                              Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET P/2013 CE31 (MOSS)
    
    Observations:
        PK13C31E  C2013 01 19.45987 10 32 33.03 +14 40 25.2          20.2 ToED023691
        PK13C31E  C2013 01 19.47753 10 32 32.72 +14 40 28.3          20.5 ToED023691
        PK13C31E  C2013 01 19.49521 10 32 32.35 +14 40 31.6          20.5 ToED023691
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 05.11210 10 25 19.50 +15 40 21.8          20.3 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 05.12268 10 25 19.10 +15 40 23.7          20.2 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 05.13316 10 25 18.81 +15 40 26.4          20.1 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 05.14390 10 25 18.40 +15 40 29.0          19.5 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 06.15171 10 24 46.84 +15 44 21.1          20.1 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 06.16249 10 24 46.37 +15 44 23.2          20.4 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 06.17299 10 24 46.05 +15 44 26.0          20.5 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 06.18348 10 24 45.69 +15 44 28.3          20.0 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 06.19400 10 24 45.34 +15 44 30.7          20.5 TuED023J43
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 09.38615 10 23 02.070+15 56 47.99         20.8 TLED023F51
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 09.40108 10 23 01.581+15 56 51.53         20.8 TLED023F51
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 09.43135 10 23 00.553+15 56 58.51         20.8 TLED023F51
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 09.67139 10 22 52.47 +15 57 53.0          20.5 TrED023D29
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 09.68828 10 22 51.88 +15 57 57.4          19.9 TrED023D29
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 09.70516 10 22 51.26 +15 58 01.1          20.1 TrED023D29
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 10.35106810 22 30.056+16 00 30.30         19.5 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 10.35301310 22 29.986+16 00 30.73         19.5 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 10.35496110 22 29.918+16 00 31.18         19.5 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 12.35671510 21 22.425+16 08 10.87         19.4 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 12.35796710 21 22.389+16 08 11.17         19.3 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 12.35922010 21 22.349+16 08 11.50         19.2 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 14.30933810 20 15.625+16 15 35.66         19.7 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 14.31058810 20 15.585+16 15 35.93         19.4 TtED023568
        PK13C31E _C2013 02 14.31183810 20 15.537+16 15 36.23         19.5 TtED023568
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 17.21013 10 18 34.83 +16 26 26.3          20.1 ToED023691
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 17.22784 10 18 34.23 +16 26 30.5          20.0 ToED023691
        PK13C31E  C2013 02 17.24556 10 18 33.53 +16 26 34.3          19.9 ToED023691
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, M. Micheli, A. Draginda.  Measurers
        M. Micheli, R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observers T. H. Bressi, J. V. Scotti.
        0.9-m f/3 reflector + CCD.
    D29 Purple Mountain Observatory, XuYi Station.  Observers H. B. Zhao, B. Li,
        H. Lu, Y. Xia, R. Q. Hong, L. F. Hu.  Measurers H. B. Zhao, H. Lu,
        G. Zhaori.  1.04-m f/1.8 Schmidt + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers N. Primak, A. Schultz, S. Watters,
        T. Goggia.  Measurer PS1 Science Consortium.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    J43 Oukaimeden Observatory, Marrakech.  Observer C. Rinner.  0.5-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2013 CE31 (MOSS)
    T 2012 May 21.68047 TT                                  MPC
    q   4.0228047            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.09239154     Peri.   27.76370     -0.41968870     -0.90393472
    a   4.8459758      Node    87.15101     +0.81676778     -0.41562637
    e   0.1698669      Incl.    4.72318     +0.39591891     -0.10078064
    P  10.7
    From 30 observations 2013 Jan. 19-Feb. 17.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2013 CE31 (MOSS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2013 01 19    10 32 42.2 +14 38 57   3.2726  4.1110   144.2     8.1  19.7
    ...
    2013 02 03    10 26 24.4 +15 32 18   3.1785  4.1219   160.8     4.5  19.7
    ...
    2013 02 11    10 22 08.2 +16 03 00   3.1541  4.1279   169.3     2.6  19.7
    ...
    2013 02 17    10 18 42.1 +16 25 40   3.1485  4.1325   174.0     1.4  19.7
    2013 02 18    10 18 07.2 +16 29 22   3.1486  4.1333   174.4     1.3  19.7
    2013 02 19    10 17 32.2 +16 33 01   3.1490  4.1341   174.5     1.3  19.7
    ...
    2013 02 25    10 14 02.2 +16 54 04   3.1581  4.1388   171.1     2.1  19.7
    ...
    2013 03 05    10 09 31.2 +17 19 00   3.1870  4.1452   162.9     4.0  19.7
    ...
    2013 03 20    10 02 19.4 +17 52 31   3.2898  4.1577   146.6     7.6  19.8
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2013 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2013-D23
    

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