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    M.P.E.C. 2014-L61                                Issued 2014 June 15, 23:12 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.
    
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                URL http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET P/2014 L2 (NEOWISE)
    
    Observations:
        PK14L020  S2014 06 07.40861 23 01 26.80 -04 58 58.6          19   TLEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 07.40861 1 + 6723.8168 - 1407.3209 -  456.3899   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 07.54015 23 01 38.34 -04 58 01.6          20   TLEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 07.54015 1 + 6730.7715 - 1386.9061 -  413.6510   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 07.67182 23 01 49.77 -04 57 06.2                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 07.67182 1 + 6730.4100 - 1376.2072 -  453.8466   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 07.80336 23 02 01.35 -04 56 11.8                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 07.80336 1 + 6737.2400 - 1355.7776 -  411.2782   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 07.93503 23 02 12.79 -04 55 15.0                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 07.93503 1 + 6736.8353 - 1345.0925 -  451.5597   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.06657 23 02 24.18 -04 54 19.7                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.06657 1 + 6743.5512 - 1324.6379 -  409.0658   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.13240 23 02 29.95 -04 53 51.6                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.13240 1 + 6743.3665 - 1319.3007 -  429.1943   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.19823 23 02 35.67 -04 53 25.0                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.19823 1 + 6743.1060 - 1313.9622 -  449.3951   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.26394 23 02 41.33 -04 52 56.3                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.26394 1 + 6749.8655 - 1298.7966 -  386.7259   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.39561 23 02 52.75 -04 51 59.9                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.39561 1 + 6749.4992 - 1288.1574 -  427.1809   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.46131 23 02 58.56 -04 51 33.8                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.46131 1 + 6755.9931 - 1272.9268 -  364.4983   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.52715 23 03 04.27 -04 51 05.7                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.52715 1 + 6755.8894 - 1267.6234 -  384.7296   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.79035 23 03 27.00 -04 49 15.0                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.79035 1 + 6761.7271 - 1236.4857 -  383.2626   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.92189 23 03 38.41 -04 48 22.1                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.92189 1 + 6767.6769 - 1215.8765 -  341.0018   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 08.92202 23 03 38.45 -04 48 20.7                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 08.92202 1 + 6761.2695 - 1225.8720 -  423.8787   EL061C51
        PK14L020  S2014 06 09.05356 23 03 49.76 -04 47 25.7                LEL061C51
        PK14L020  s2014 06 09.05356 1 + 6767.4323 - 1205.3029 -  381.6460   EL061C51
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 11.36861 23 07 07.92 -04 31 39.2          16.0 TqEL061H36
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 11.37498 23 07 08.45 -04 31 36.6          16.0 TqEL061H36
        PK14L020 !C2014 06 11.71279 23 07 37.07 -04 29 14.7          16.4 TqEL061Q62
        PK14L020 !C2014 06 11.72196 23 07 37.86 -04 29 11.7          16.3 TqEL061Q62
        PK14L020 !C2014 06 11.72744 23 07 38.29 -04 29 08.9          15.9 TqEL061Q62
        PK14L020 !C2014 06 11.72927 23 07 38.38 -04 29 07.7          16.4 TqEL061Q62
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.04089 23 08 04.80 -04 27 08.9          15.2 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.04239 23 08 04.87 -04 27 09.3          15.5 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.05587 23 08 05.94 -04 27 03.3          15.9 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.05737 23 08 06.07 -04 27 02.1          15.8 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.05887 23 08 06.23 -04 27 02.2          16.2 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.06037 23 08 06.33 -04 27 01.1          16.0 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.06187 23 08 06.45 -04 27 00.4          16.0 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.06337 23 08 06.58 -04 27 00.4          15.5 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.06487 23 08 06.68 -04 26 59.5          15.6 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.06561 23 08 06.77 -04 26 59.4          15.8 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.06711 23 08 06.89 -04 26 59.0          15.5 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.06861 23 08 07.06 -04 26 57.9          16.2 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.07266 23 08 07.38 -04 26 56.6          15.9 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.07436 23 08 07.55 -04 26 55.9          16.2 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.07608 23 08 07.69 -04 26 55.6          15.3 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.07778 23 08 07.81 -04 26 55.4          16.3 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.07948 23 08 07.96 -04 26 54.6          15.5 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.08119 23 08 08.05 -04 26 53.2          15.7 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.08289 23 08 08.19 -04 26 52.4          15.3 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.08459 23 08 08.37 -04 26 51.8          16.6 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.08631 23 08 08.49 -04 26 50.9          15.7 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.08801 23 08 08.61 -04 26 49.9          16.3 TwEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.17499723 08 15.88 -04 26 09.5          17.2 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.17657023 08 15.97 -04 26 08.9          17.1 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.17816523 08 16.09 -04 26 08.3          17.2 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.18004523 08 16.26 -04 26 07.4          17.2 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.18161423 08 16.40 -04 26 06.9          17.1 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.18361323 08 16.57 -04 26 06.0          17.2 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.18520123 08 16.70 -04 26 05.4          17.2 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020  C2014 06 12.19935123 08 17.88 -04 25 59.8          17.9 TqEL061K91
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.35784023 08 31.39 -04 25 01.6          16.4 TrEL061H21
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.36496923 08 31.98 -04 24 58.8          16.5 TrEL061H21
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 12.37209823 08 32.59 -04 24 56.1          16.5 TrEL061H21
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.05650 23 09 29.95 -04 20 24.4          15.5 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.05869 23 09 30.14 -04 20 23.8          15.9 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.06089 23 09 30.28 -04 20 23.5          15.9 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.06412 23 09 30.42 -04 20 21.6          16.0 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.06747 23 09 30.69 -04 20 19.9          15.7 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.06966 23 09 30.97 -04 20 19.4          15.7 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.07185 23 09 31.18 -04 20 19.3          15.7 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.07404 23 09 31.29 -04 20 18.2          15.9 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.07624 23 09 31.51 -04 20 17.9          15.8 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.36771 23 09 55.84 -04 18 21.5          15.8 TqEL061H36
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.37111 23 09 56.12 -04 18 20.1          15.7 TqEL061H36
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 13.37407 23 09 56.35 -04 18 19.1          15.9 TqEL061H36
        PK14L020  C2014 06 13.37915 23 09 56.73 -04 18 12.5          16.2 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 13.38271 23 09 57.02 -04 18 10.8          16.3 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 13.38666 23 09 57.36 -04 18 09.0          16.4 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 13.39062 23 09 57.71 -04 18 08.1          16.5 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 13.39457 23 09 58.02 -04 18 06.1          16.2 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 13.39853 23 09 58.34 -04 18 04.5          16.3 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 13.40248 23 09 58.64 -04 18 03.1          16.3 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 14.15465 23 11 01.17 -04 13 12.7          15.8 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 14.16153 23 11 01.73 -04 13 11.0          15.9 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 14.17892 23 11 03.15 -04 13 03.3          15.7 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 14.19251 23 11 04.27 -04 12 58.0          15.7 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.26816 23 11 10.50 -04 12 24.0          16.0 TqEL061I39
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.28374 23 11 11.80 -04 12 17.9          16.0 TqEL061I39
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.29893 23 11 13.03 -04 12 11.8          16.1 TqEL061I39
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.35789623 11 17.94 -04 11 54.7          16.8 TuEL061H21
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.36144323 11 18.25 -04 11 53.1          16.9 TuEL061H21
        PK14L020  C2014 06 14.36493 23 11 18.48 -04 11 47.0          16.3 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.36499423 11 18.54 -04 11 51.7          16.8 TuEL061H21
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.36854623 11 18.83 -04 11 50.6          17.3 TuEL061H21
        PK14L020  C2014 06 14.36868 23 11 18.78 -04 11 45.9          16.3 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 14.37268523 11 19.14 -04 11 48.8          17.4 TuEL061H21
        PK14L020  C2014 06 14.37285 23 11 19.15 -04 11 44.1          16.4 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 14.39125 23 11 20.62 -04 11 37.6          16.5 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 14.39500 23 11 20.88 -04 11 35.5          16.2 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 14.39917 23 11 21.24 -04 11 33.7          16.3 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 14.40333 23 11 21.59 -04 11 32.2          16.3 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 15.05524 23 12 15.25 -04 07 27.5          15.7 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 15.05832 23 12 15.41 -04 07 25.3          15.6 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.06074 23 12 15.75 -04 07 22.5          16.1 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 15.06120 23 12 15.69 -04 07 25.5          15.8 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.06245 23 12 15.90 -04 07 21.9          16.2 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 15.06410 23 12 15.96 -04 07 23.4          15.6 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.06417 23 12 16.06 -04 07 21.7          15.5 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 15.06560 23 12 16.12 -04 07 21.6          15.9 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.06587 23 12 16.16 -04 07 20.6          15.5 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.06758 23 12 16.34 -04 07 20.4          15.5 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020 KC2014 06 15.06848 23 12 16.36 -04 07 20.0          16.3 TqEL061C23
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.06929 23 12 16.44 -04 07 20.0          15.4 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.07100 23 12 16.58 -04 07 19.1          15.5 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.07271 23 12 16.75 -04 07 19.2          15.8 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.07442 23 12 16.86 -04 07 18.3          16.2 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.07613 23 12 17.06 -04 07 17.8          15.6 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.07784 23 12 17.18 -04 07 17.5          15.6 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.08126 23 12 17.44 -04 07 16.3          15.4 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.08468 23 12 17.72 -04 07 15.2          15.4 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.08809 23 12 17.95 -04 07 13.5          16.2 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.08980 23 12 18.10 -04 07 12.3          16.2 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.09150 23 12 18.27 -04 07 11.8          16.0 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.09322 23 12 18.40 -04 07 10.9          15.9 TcEL061B96
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 15.14406 23 12 22.60 -04 06 50.3          15.4 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 15.15806 23 12 23.75 -04 06 45.3          15.8 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 15.17154 23 12 24.86 -04 06 39.6          15.6 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 15.17896 23 12 25.47 -04 06 36.9          15.6 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020 5C2014 06 15.18552 23 12 25.98 -04 06 34.4          15.7 TqEL061G40
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.34010 23 12 38.69 -04 05 31.6          16.4 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.34385 23 12 38.93 -04 05 30.2          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.34801 23 12 39.27 -04 05 28.6          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.35218 23 12 39.60 -04 05 26.8          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.35635 23 12 39.93 -04 05 25.1          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.36051 23 12 40.27 -04 05 23.6          16.2 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.36468 23 12 40.64 -04 05 22.3          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.37391 23 12 41.33 -04 05 18.2          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.37808 23 12 41.67 -04 05 17.5          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.38225 23 12 42.05 -04 05 15.5          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.38641 23 12 42.34 -04 05 14.0          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.39058 23 12 42.69 -04 05 12.1          16.1 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020  C2014 06 15.39475 23 12 43.03 -04 05 10.5          16.0 TqEL061W96
        PK14L020 #C2014 06 15.40343 23 12 43.85 -04 05 11.2          16.2 ToEL061H06
        PK14L020 #C2014 06 15.40660 23 12 44.13 -04 05 10.2          16.2 ToEL061H06
        PK14L020 |C2014 06 15.42341 23 12 45.44 -04 05 03.9                vEL061H06
        PK14L020 |C2014 06 15.42582 23 12 45.63 -04 05 03.1                vEL061H06
        PK14L020 |C2014 06 15.42823 23 12 45.82 -04 05 02.2          15.3 TvEL061H06
        PK14L020 %C2014 06 15.43477 23 12 46.36 -04 04 59.5          16.7 TuEL061H06
        PK14L020 %C2014 06 15.44050 23 12 46.80 -04 04 57.7          16.8 TuEL061H06
    
    Observer details:
    B96 Brixiis Observatory, Kruibeke.  Observer E. Bryssinck.  0.4-m f/3.8
        astrograph + CCD.
    C23 Olmen.  Observer A. Diepvens.  0.20-m f/9 refractor + CCD.
    C51 WISE.  Measurers A. K. Mainzer, J. M. Bauer, T. Grav, J. R. Masiero,
        J. W. Dailey, R. M. Cutri, E. L. Wright, C. Nugent, S. Sonnett,
        R. Stevenson.
    G40 Slooh.com Canary Islands Observatory.  Observer S. M. Tilley.  0.35-m f/11
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    H06 iTelescope Observatory, Mayhill.  Observers H. Sato, M. Suzuki, E. Guido,
        N. Howes, M. Nicolini.  0.51-m f/6.8 astrograph + CCD + f/4.5 focal
        reducer
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, T. Lister, T. Vorobjov.  0.61-m
        f/4.0 astrograph + CCD, 0.81-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m reflector + CCD.
    I39 Observatorio Cruz del Sur, San Justo.  Observers A. Chapman, N. D. Diaz,
        V. Agnihotri.  Measurers A. Chapman, V. K. Agnihotri.  0.20-m f/4
        reflector + CCD.
    K91 Sutherland-LCOGT A.  Observer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    Q62 iTelescope Observatory, Siding Spring.  Observer P. B. Lake.  0.51-m f/4.5
        reflector + CCD.
    W96 CAO, San Pedro de Atacama (since 2013).  Observers A. Maury, J.-F. Soulier.
        Measurer J.-F. Soulier.  0.4-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2014 L2 (NEOWISE)
    T 2014 Aug. 4.59359 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.1182084            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.13796486     Peri.  190.59944     +0.93019201     +0.36390425
    a   3.7092866      Node   147.92818     -0.32980338     +0.88609838
    e   0.4289445      Incl.    5.20066     -0.16116006     +0.28705986
    P   7.14
    From 140 observations 2014 June 7-15.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2014 L2 (NEOWISE)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2014 05 16    22 26 18.6 -07 53 05   2.1553  2.2068    79.5    26.8  17.1
    ...
    2014 05 31    22 50 21.4 -05 53 25   1.9703  2.1776    87.6    27.7  16.9
    ...
    2014 06 08    23 02 18.4 -04 54 48   1.8742  2.1642    92.1    27.9  16.7
    ...
    2014 06 14    23 10 48.1 -04 14 11   1.8037  2.1553    95.6    28.0  16.6
    2014 06 15    23 12 10.5 -04 07 44   1.7921  2.1539    96.2    28.0  16.6
    2014 06 16    23 13 32.2 -04 01 23   1.7805  2.1525    96.8    27.9  16.6
    ...
    2014 06 22    23 21 25.4 -03 25 31   1.7121  2.1448   100.5    27.8  16.5
    ...
    2014 06 30    23 31 06.4 -02 44 30   1.6239  2.1360   105.7    27.3  16.3
    ...
    2014 07 15    23 46 13.4 -01 53 03   1.4701  2.1242   116.2    25.4  16.1
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2014 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2014-L61
    

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