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  • MPEC 2013-T92 : COMET P/2013 TW5 (SPACEWATCH)

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    M.P.E.C. 2013-T92                                Issued 2013 Oct. 12, 04:51 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 TW5 (SPACEWATCH)
    
    Observations:
        PK13T05W  C2013 10 03.49306 09 04 34.47 +26 31 46.6          19.6 ToET092691
        PK13T05W  C2013 10 03.50623 09 04 34.96 +26 31 43.8          19.7 ToET092691
        PK13T05W  C2013 10 03.51916 09 04 35.42 +26 31 40.8          19.8 ToET092691
        PK13T05W  C2013 10 04.10838 09 04 56.11 +26 29 29.0          20.4 ToET092033
        PK13T05W  C2013 10 04.11743 09 04 56.38 +26 29 27.8          20.3 ToET092033
        PK13T05W  C2013 10 04.13700 09 04 57.15 +26 29 22.6          20.4 ToET092033
        PK13T05W  C2013 10 04.14609 09 04 57.42 +26 29 21.3          20.4 ToET092033
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 04.50442 09 05 10.01 +26 28 01.8          19.3 ToET092291
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 04.51402 09 05 10.34 +26 27 59.7          19.3 ToET092291
        PK13T05W |C2013 10 05.46269 09 05 43.19 +26 24 30.8          19.5 TcET092H06
        PK13T05W KC2013 10 05.46991 09 05 43.48 +26 24 28.6          19.0 ToET092291
        PK13T05W KC2013 10 05.47847 09 05 43.76 +26 24 26.7          19.0 ToET092291
        PK13T05W KC2013 10 05.48704 09 05 44.07 +26 24 25.0          19.0 ToET092291
        PK13T05W |C2013 10 06.49126 09 06 18.50 +26 20 44.0                cET092H06
        PK13T05W |C2013 10 06.49302 09 06 18.54 +26 20 43.4                cET092H06
        PK13T05W |C2013 10 06.49477 09 06 18.62 +26 20 42.8          19.6 TcET092H06
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 07.50268 09 06 52.68 +26 17 04.2          19.0 ToET092291
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 07.50695 09 06 52.80 +26 17 03.4          19.3 ToET092291
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 07.51121 09 06 52.93 +26 17 02.5          19.3 ToET092291
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 08.50178 09 07 25.97 +26 13 28.2          19.2 ToET092291
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 08.50604 09 07 26.12 +26 13 27.3          19.3 ToET092291
        PK13T05W HC2013 10 08.51030 09 07 26.27 +26 13 26.4          19.8 ToET092291
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m
        f/4 Schmidt + CCD.
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observers T. H. Bressi, R. S. McMillan.  1.8-m f/2.7
        reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    H06 iTelescope Observatory, Mayhill.  Observer H. Sato.  0.43-m f/6.8
        astrograph + CCD + f/4.5 focal reducer.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2013 TW5 (Spacewatch)
    T 2015 Sept.  9.57159 TT                                MPC
    q   3.0543865            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.06260672     Peri.  268.20832     -0.57756521     +0.67575203
    a   6.2813850      Node   313.90618     -0.21748724     -0.66815058
    e   0.5137400      Incl.   39.47276     -0.78684035     -0.31134224
    P  15.7
    From 22 observations 2013 Oct. 3-8.  Very preliminary elements.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2013 TW5 (Spacewatch)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2013 09 12    08 50 22.0 +27 57 01   6.0773  5.3823    42.8     7.3  19.7
    ...
    2013 09 27    09 00 35.3 +26 56 30   5.8407  5.3229    54.6     8.8  19.6
    ...
    2013 10 05    09 05 27.2 +26 26 13   5.7014  5.2910    61.1     9.5  19.5
    ...
    2013 10 11    09 08 46.8 +26 04 37   5.5919  5.2671    66.1    10.0  19.5
    2013 10 12    09 09 18.3 +26 01 07   5.5733  5.2631    66.9    10.0  19.4
    2013 10 13    09 09 49.4 +25 57 39   5.5545  5.2591    67.8    10.1  19.4
    ...
    2013 10 19    09 12 44.1 +25 37 30   5.4404  5.2351    72.9    10.5  19.4
    ...
    2013 10 27    09 16 04.9 +25 12 30   5.2841  5.2031    79.9    10.8  19.3
    ...
    2013 11 11    09 20 26.3 +24 32 12   4.9843  5.1427    93.6    11.1  19.1
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2013 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2013-T92
    

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