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    M.P.E.C. 2014-L62                                Issued 2014 June 15, 23:51 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.
    
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                COMET P/2014 L3 (HILL)
    
    Observations:
        PK14L030  C2014 06 02.38598 20 35 52.77 -15 49 09.3                qEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 02.39049 20 35 53.16 -15 49 09.0          18.2 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 02.39499 20 35 53.30 -15 49 09.7          17.9 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.36436 20 45 53.68 -15 49 48.6          18.0 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.36887 20 45 53.96 -15 49 50.0          18.0 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.37338 20 45 54.21 -15 49 50.4          18.2 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.37788 20 45 54.58 -15 49 49.9          18.1 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.40060 20 45 56.13 -15 49 50.6          18.0 TqEL062G96
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.40171 20 45 56.05 -15 49 50.5          17.0 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.40286 20 45 56.24 -15 49 51.0          17.8 TqEL062G96
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.40512 20 45 56.42 -15 49 50.8          17.8 TqEL062G96
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.41321 20 45 56.83 -15 49 51.3          17.4 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.41895 20 45 57.19 -15 49 51.3          17.5 TqEL062703
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.43216 20 45 58.23 -15 49 51.8          18.4 TqEL062I52
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.43508 20 45 58.47 -15 49 52.6          18.4 TqEL062I52
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.43800 20 45 58.63 -15 49 52.4          18.4 TqEL062I52
        PK14L030  C2014 06 10.44091 20 45 58.87 -15 49 52.4          18.4 TqEL062I52
        PK14L030 `C2014 06 10.75978 20 46 20.84 -15 49 58.9          18.7 TqEL062Q62
        PK14L030 `C2014 06 10.76772 20 46 21.37 -15 49 58.1          18.6 TqEL062Q62
        PK14L030 `C2014 06 10.77567 20 46 21.83 -15 49 59.1          18.8 TqEL062Q62
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 11.01545 20 46 38.80 -15 50 19.4          18.3 TqEL062595
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 11.02637 20 46 39.53 -15 50 21.2          18.5 TqEL062595
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.11612720 46 45.44 -15 50 15.1          19.2 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.11853320 46 45.60 -15 50 15.1          19.7 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.12092020 46 45.78 -15 50 15.3          19.4 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.12330120 46 45.91 -15 50 15.6          19.4 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.12568720 46 46.08 -15 50 15.9          19.3 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.12806720 46 46.23 -15 50 15.7          19.4 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.13053920 46 46.41 -15 50 15.7          19.4 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.13291820 46 46.56 -15 50 15.9          19.4 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030  C2014 06 11.13530820 46 46.72 -15 50 15.9          19.4 TqEL062K91
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 11.34006 20 47 01.10 -15 50 35.5          18.6 TqEL062H36
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 11.34842 20 47 01.62 -15 50 35.6          18.5 TqEL062H36
        PK14L030 1C2014 06 11.58208 20 47 17.80 -15 50 37.9                vEL062Q62
        PK14L030 1C2014 06 11.58620 20 47 18.06 -15 50 37.9                vEL062Q62
        PK14L030 1C2014 06 11.59033 20 47 18.33 -15 50 38.0          17.7 TvEL062Q62
        PK14L030 2C2014 06 11.60478 20 47 19.23 -15 50 40.2          19.1 TqEL062Q62
        PK14L030 2C2014 06 11.60817 20 47 19.44 -15 50 41.1          19.0 TqEL062Q62
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 12.34191920 48 08.83 -15 51 32.0          19.6 TuEL062H21
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 12.34338020 48 08.88 -15 51 31.8          19.5 ToEL062H21
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 12.34755920 48 09.19 -15 51 32.4          19.1 TuEL062H21
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 12.35196120 48 09.45 -15 51 32.3          19.5 ToEL062H21
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 12.35327020 48 09.58 -15 51 32.9          19.2 TuEL062H21
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 13.28840 20 49 11.58 -15 52 27.9          18.6 TqEL062W96
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 13.29986 20 49 12.33 -15 52 28.9          18.9 TqEL062W96
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 13.31438 20 49 13.18 -15 52 29.4          18.9 TqEL062W96
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 13.32584 20 49 13.90 -15 52 30.5          18.6 TqEL062W96
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 13.33767 20 49 14.82 -15 52 39.0          18.6 TqEL062H36
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 13.34889 20 49 15.50 -15 52 40.2          17.6 TqEL062H36
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 15.29498 20 51 20.14 -15 55 12.3          19.0 TqEL062W96
        PK14L030 KC2014 06 15.32196 20 51 21.76 -15 55 14.2          19.5 TqEL062W96
    
    Observer details:
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observer E. Pettarin.  0.61-m f/4.0 reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observers R. A. Kowalski, R. E. Hill.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. J. Sanders, F. C. Shelly.  0.68-m Schmidt
        + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. J. Christensen,
        A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, R. J. Sanders, F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, T. Lister, T. Vorobjov.  0.81-m
        f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. J. Sanders, F. C. Shelly.  1.0-m
        reflector + CCD.
    K91 Sutherland-LCOGT A.  Observers E. J. Christensen, S. M. Larson, T. Lister.
        Measurer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    Q62 iTelescope Observatory, Siding Spring.  Observers S. M. Tilley, H. Sato,
        M. Urbanik.  0.32-m f/9.3 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD + f/7.4 focal reducer,
        0.43-m f/6.8 astrograph + CCD, 0.51-m f/6.8 astrograph + 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 L3 (Hill)
    T 2014 June 29.03405 TT                                 MPC
    q   1.8527065            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.04314105     Peri.  178.86013     +0.41328546     +0.90525718
    a   8.0514770      Node   115.54451     -0.83632216     +0.42014122
    e   0.7698923      Incl.    6.26830     -0.36022266     +0.06317263
    P  22.8
    From 50 observations 2014 June 2-15.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2014 L3 (Hill)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2014 05 16    20 09 35.9 -16 14 50   1.2697  1.9155   113.8    28.9  19.3
    ...
    2014 05 31    20 32 36.6 -15 50 38   1.1277  1.8804   122.7    27.0  19.0
    ...
    2014 06 08    20 43 04.3 -15 48 31   1.0629  1.8673   128.0    25.4  18.8
    ...
    2014 06 14    20 49 57.7 -15 53 22   1.0197  1.8602   132.1    23.9  18.7
    2014 06 15    20 51 01.5 -15 54 46   1.0129  1.8592   132.8    23.6  18.7
    2014 06 16    20 52 03.7 -15 56 21   1.0063  1.8583   133.6    23.3  18.7
    ...
    2014 06 22    20 57 44.3 -16 09 41   0.9696  1.8543   138.1    21.5  18.6
    ...
    2014 06 30    21 03 46.4 -16 38 01   0.9288  1.8527   144.4    18.6  18.5
    ...
    2014 07 15    21 10 26.3 -18 00 46   0.8808  1.8611   157.6    12.0  18.4
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2014 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2014-L62
    

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