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  • MPEC 2013-Q37 : COMET P/2013 P5 (PANSTARRS)

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    M.P.E.C. 2013-Q37                                Issued 2013 Aug. 27, 14:27 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 P5 (PANSTARRS)
    
    Observations:
        PK13P050  C2013 08 15.49733 23 03 42.106+02 08 21.38         20.9 TLEQ037F51
        PK13P050  C2013 08 15.51287 23 03 41.364+02 08 20.66         21.0 TLEQ037F51
        PK13P050  C2013 08 15.52844 23 03 40.631+02 08 19.84         20.9 TLEQ037F51
        PK13P050  C2013 08 15.54396 23 03 39.898+02 08 19.09         21.1 TLEQ037F51
        PK13P050 2C2013 08 16.45419723 02 59.100+02 07 30.85         20.9 TtEQ037568
        PK13P050 2C2013 08 16.45588423 02 59.020+02 07 30.75         21.0 TtEQ037568
        PK13P050 2C2013 08 16.45752923 02 58.941+02 07 30.66         21.0 TtEQ037568
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.35246223 02 17.13 +02 06 38.6          20.5 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.35553823 02 16.98 +02 06 38.7          20.6 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.35860423 02 16.83 +02 06 38.5          20.5 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.36166823 02 16.67 +02 06 38.2          20.7 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.36473123 02 16.52 +02 06 37.9          20.4 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.36779623 02 16.38 +02 06 37.8          20.8 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.37085723 02 16.21 +02 06 37.6          20.5 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050  C2013 08 17.37391923 02 16.07 +02 06 37.3          20.8 TqEQ037W87
        PK13P050 KC2013 08 26.26102922 54 31.13 +01 47 58.8          20.2 TrEQ037H21
        PK13P050 KC2013 08 26.27357522 54 30.38 +01 47 56.8          19.9 TrEQ037H21
        PK13P050 KC2013 08 26.28602722 54 29.66 +01 47 54.4          20.0 TrEQ037H21
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.00831422 53 48.24 +01 45 52.4          20.7 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.01079922 53 48.08 +01 45 51.7          20.7 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.01327622 53 47.94 +01 45 51.4          20.5 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.01575422 53 47.79 +01 45 51.2          20.7 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.01823022 53 47.64 +01 45 50.5          20.9 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.02070722 53 47.48 +01 45 50.0          20.5 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.02318422 53 47.35 +01 45 49.5          20.7 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.02566022 53 47.20 +01 45 49.0          20.6 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.02813722 53 47.04 +01 45 48.8          20.7 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.03061322 53 46.90 +01 45 48.2          20.8 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.03309022 53 46.76 +01 45 47.9          20.8 TqEQ037K91
        PK13P050  C2013 08 27.03556722 53 46.62 +01 45 47.4          20.7 TqEQ037K91
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observer M. Micheli.  Measurers D. J. Tholen, M. Micheli.
        2.24-m University of Hawaii reflector.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers N. Primak, A. Schultz. T. Goggia,
        M. Willman.  Measurer PS1 Science Consortium.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, H. Devore, A. Kostin, T. Linder,
        T. Lister. T.  0.61-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    K91 Sutherland-LCOGT A.  Observer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    W87 Cerro Tololo-LCOGT C.  Observer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2013 P5 (PANSTARRS)
    T 2014 Apr. 17.88515 TT                                 MPC
    q   1.9338097            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.30391294     Peri.  144.93282     +0.43126762     -0.89814811
    a   2.1909708      Node   279.38312     +0.80666538     +0.42637451
    e   0.1173731      Incl.    4.98098     +0.40410297     +0.10739997
    P   3.24
    From 30 observations 2013 Aug. 15-27.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2013 P5 (PANSTARRS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2013 07 28    23 12 38.1 +01 46 46   1.3394  2.1771   134.7    19.3  21.0
    ...
    2013 08 12    23 06 08.0 +02 09 50   1.2186  2.1565   150.0    13.6  20.8
    ...
    2013 08 20    23 00 08.4 +02 02 45   1.1717  2.1456   158.5     9.9  20.7
    ...
    2013 08 26    22 54 46.0 +01 48 50   1.1457  2.1373   164.8     7.1  20.6
    2013 08 27    22 53 48.9 +01 45 50   1.1421  2.1360   165.8     6.7  20.6
    2013 08 28    22 52 51.0 +01 42 39   1.1388  2.1346   166.7     6.2  20.6
    ...
    2013 09 03    22 46 51.9 +01 20 03   1.1242  2.1264   171.0     4.2  20.5
    ...
    2013 09 11    22 38 47.0 +00 42 29   1.1184  2.1156   169.1     5.2  20.5
    ...
    2013 09 26    22 25 47.3 -00 36 47   1.1488  2.0955   153.7    12.2  20.5
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2013 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2013-Q37
    

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