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    M.P.E.C. 2014-Y20                                Issued 2014 Dec. 19, 15:32 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 https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                              COMET C/2014 Y1 (PANSTARRS)
    
    Observations:
        CK14Y010  C2014 11 17.55349 08 10 39.753+37 10 34.87         20.2 TLEY020F51
        CK14Y010  C2014 11 17.56584 08 10 39.789+37 10 37.82         20.5 TLEY020F51
        CK14Y010  C2014 11 17.57825 08 10 39.851+37 10 39.65         20.4 TLEY020F51
        CK14Y010* C2014 12 16.46052 08 05 37.953+38 57 01.73         19.9 TLEY020F51
        CK14Y010  C2014 12 16.47348 08 05 37.609+38 57 04.76         19.8 TLEY020F51
        CK14Y010  C2014 12 16.48654 08 05 37.253+38 57 07.84         20.0 TLEY020F51
        CK14Y010  C2014 12 16.49966 08 05 36.911+38 57 10.99         20.1 TLEY020F51
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.10645 08 05 21.08 +38 59 30.1          18.6 TqEY020958
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.11430 08 05 20.81 +38 59 32.1          18.1 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.13118 08 05 20.41 +38 59 35.8          18.5 TqEY020958
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.20684 08 05 18.36 +38 59 52.3          18.6 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.35255 08 05 14.43 +39 00 28.9          19.1 TqEY020W96
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.36130 08 05 14.22 +39 00 31.9          19.1 TqEY020W96
        CK14Y010 _C2014 12 17.43351408 05 12.392+39 00 45.61         19.6 TtEY020568
        CK14Y010 _C2014 12 17.43486708 05 12.347+39 00 45.92         19.8 TtEY020568
        CK14Y010 _C2014 12 17.43618008 05 12.311+39 00 46.24         19.7 TtEY020568
        CK14Y010 |C2014 12 17.46091 08 05 11.58 +39 00 51.9                vEY020H06
        CK14Y010 |C2014 12 17.46687 08 05 11.42 +39 00 53.1                vEY020H06
        CK14Y010 |C2014 12 17.47007 08 05 11.31 +39 00 53.8                vEY020H06
        CK14Y010 |C2014 12 17.47327 08 05 11.20 +39 00 54.8          17.6 TvEY020H06
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.88478 08 05 00.29 +39 02 27.4          18.3 TqEY020C44
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.89326 08 05 00.04 +39 02 29.7          18.3 TqEY020C44
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.89895 08 04 59.85 +39 02 31.6          19.2 ToEY020461
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.90380 08 04 59.72 +39 02 32.9          18.9 ToEY020461
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.90848 08 04 59.64 +39 02 33.2          18.5 TqEY020C44
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.90865 08 04 59.60 +39 02 34.1          18.7 ToEY020461
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 17.95943 08 04 58.23 +39 02 45.6          19.0 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.01050 08 04 56.75 +39 02 57.4          19.2 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.05063 08 04 55.59 +39 03 06.3          18.8 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.25707 08 04 50.04 +39 03 56.4          18.8 TqEY020W96
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.27165 08 04 49.53 +39 03 59.7          18.4 TqEY020W96
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.33164 08 04 47.86 +39 04 10.9          19.0 TtEY020754
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.33744 08 04 47.74 +39 04 12.8          19.0 TtEY020754
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.34318 08 04 47.52 +39 04 13.7          19.0 TtEY020754
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.34863 08 04 47.37 +39 04 15.1          18.9 TtEY020754
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.47048 08 04 43.89 +39 04 42.9          20.0 ToEY020754
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.47545 08 04 43.72 +39 04 43.5          20.1 ToEY020754
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.48042 08 04 43.69 +39 04 44.5          20.0 ToEY020754
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 18.97534 08 04 29.88 +39 06 37.4          19.3 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 19.02150 08 04 28.55 +39 06 48.0          19.0 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 19.06747 08 04 27.23 +39 06 58.7          18.6 TqEY020K38
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 19.15878 08 04 24.51 +39 07 19.5          18.5 TtEY020204
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 19.17265 08 04 24.14 +39 07 22.8                tEY020204
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 19.18658 08 04 23.73 +39 07 26.0                tEY020204
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 19.31233 08 04 20.16 +39 07 56.9          18.5 TqEY020W96
        CK14Y010 KC2014 12 19.33077 08 04 19.60 +39 08 00.6          18.6 TqEY020W96
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    461 University of Szeged, Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observer K. Sarneczky.
        0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, L. Wells.  Measurers M. Micheli,
        R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    754 Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay.  Observer V. L. Hoette.  Measurers
        V. L. Hoette, A. W. Puckett, T. R. Linder.  1.02-m f/8.04 Cassegrain
        reflector + CCD.
    958 Observatoire de Dax.  Observers P. Dupouy, J. B. de Vanssay.  Measurer
        P. Dupouy.  0.43-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    C44 A. Volta Observatory, Lanzo d'Intelvi.  Observer F. Tozzi.  0.40-m f/3.5
        reflector + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, N. Primak,
        A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers B. Bolin, K. Chambers, S. Chastel,
        L. Denneau, H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Magnier, E. Schunova, R. Wainscoat,
        C. Waters.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    H06 iTelescope Observatory, Mayhill.  Observer H. Sato.  0.43-m f/6.8
        astrograph + CCD + f/4.5 focal reducer.
    K38 M57 Observatory, Saltrio.  Observer G. Baj.  0.25-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    W96 CAO, San Pedro de Atacama (since 2013).  Observers A. Maury, J.-F. Soulier,
        J.-G. Bosch, T. Noel.  Measurers J.-F. Soulier, J.-G. Bosch, T. Noel.
        0.4-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2014 Y1 (PANSTARRS)
    T 2016 Jan. 19.62085 TT                                 MPCW
    q   2.2483766            (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  181.89255     -0.92867221     +0.36034796
                       Node    19.93732     -0.33682159     -0.72017234
    e   1.0            Incl.   14.92918     -0.15530339     -0.59287533
    From 46 observations 2014 Nov. 17-Dec. 19.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2014 Y1 (PANSTARRS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2014 11 19    08 10 45.4 +37 15 18   4.4137  4.9592   118.3    10.1  19.7
    ...
    2014 12 04    08 09 36.6 +38 08 59   4.1156  4.8379   132.6     8.6  19.4
    ...
    2014 12 12    08 07 22.3 +38 39 47   3.9741  4.7731   140.3     7.6  19.3
    ...
    2014 12 18    08 04 57.0 +39 02 55   3.8777  4.7245   145.9     6.7  19.2
    2014 12 19    08 04 29.2 +39 06 44   3.8624  4.7164   146.8     6.6  19.2
    2014 12 20    08 04 00.4 +39 10 31   3.8475  4.7083   147.7     6.4  19.2
    ...
    2014 12 26    08 00 47.2 +39 32 33   3.7634  4.6597   152.8     5.5  19.1
    ...
    2015 01 03    07 55 41.6 +39 59 09   3.6668  4.5948   158.3     4.5  18.9
    ...
    2015 01 18    07 44 26.0 +40 35 08   3.5364  4.4731   159.9     4.3  18.7
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2014 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2014-Y20
    

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