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    M.P.E.C. 2015-L26                                Issued 2015 June 10, 02:07 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 P/2015 K5 (PANSTARRS)
    
    Observations:
        PK15K050  C2015 05 11.52260516 45 25.238+33 30 45.10         20.6 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 11.57536116 45 23.547+33 30 51.78         20.7 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 29.42663016 34 48.535+33 19 59.12         20.1 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 29.43954816 34 48.017+33 19 56.29         20.0 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 29.45249216 34 47.505+33 19 53.52         20.3 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 29.46545716 34 46.972+33 19 50.77         20.2 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 30.43326 16 34 09.891+33 16 05.58         20.4 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 30.44629 16 34 09.375+33 16 02.26         20.6 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 30.45937 16 34 08.837+33 15 59.21         20.5 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 05 30.47246 16 34 08.323+33 15 56.03         20.5 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 03.52915016 31 33.139+32 56 35.02         20.5 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 03.54305616 31 32.598+32 56 30.30         20.2 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 03.55691316 31 32.045+32 56 25.61         20.7 TtEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 04.32662 16 31 03.287+32 52 06.64         20.4 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 04.34111 16 31 02.710+32 52 01.66         20.6 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 04.35559 16 31 02.156+32 51 56.70         20.4 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 04.37005 16 31 01.586+32 51 51.87         20.4 TLEL026F51
        PK15K050  C2015 06 06.36164 16 29 46.80 +32 39 41.6          20.8 ToEL026926
        PK15K050  C2015 06 06.37668 16 29 46.13 +32 39 35.6          19.9 ToEL026926
        PK15K050  C2015 06 06.39072 16 29 45.58 +32 39 30.5          20.0 ToEL026926
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 06.93187 16 29 25.77 +32 35 56.0          20.6 TqEL026C10
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 06.94491 16 29 25.22 +32 35 51.7          20.4 TqEL026C10
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 06.96172 16 29 24.52 +32 35 44.5          20.5 TqEL026C10
        PK15K050  C2015 06 07.39451 16 29 08.51 +32 32 51.1          20.0 ToEL026926
        PK15K050  C2015 06 07.40854 16 29 07.87 +32 32 45.0          20.1 ToEL026926
        PK15K050  C2015 06 07.42265 16 29 07.36 +32 32 39.3          19.9 ToEL026926
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 07.91880 16 28 49.41 +32 29 13.2          20.3 TqEL026C10
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 07.94124 16 28 48.55 +32 29 03.5          20.2 TqEL026C10
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 07.96152 16 28 47.80 +32 28 54.2          20.4 TqEL026C10
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 09.03295 16 28 08.68 +32 21 14.4          19.8 TqEL026958
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 09.04176 16 28 08.41 +32 21 10.1          20.1 TqEL026958
        PK15K050 KC2015 06 09.05179 16 28 08.07 +32 21 06.7          19.9 TqEL026958
    
    Observer details:
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    958 Observatoire de Dax.  Observers P. Dupouy, J. B. de Vanssay.  Measurer
        P. Dupouy.  0.43-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    C10 Maisoncelles.  Observer J.-F. Soulier.  0.30-m f/3.8 Newtonian reflector
        + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, N. Primak,
        A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel, L. Denneau,
        H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Lilly, E. Magnier, R. Wainscoat, C. Waters,
        R. Weryk, M. Micheli, R. J. Wainscoat.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2015 K5 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2015 May 18.0 TT = JDT 2457160.5
    T 2015 June 6.63873 TT                                  MPCW
    q   2.9859880            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.05687863     Peri.  106.06470     -0.33415655     +0.82251160
    a   6.6963264      Node   134.26066     -0.89891863     -0.42491701
    e   0.5540857      Incl.   39.98810     +0.28334554     -0.37804787
    P  17.3
    From 32 observations 2015 May 11-June 9, mean residual 0".3.
    
        P/2015 K5 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2032 Oct. 15.0 TT = JDT 2463520.5
    T 2032 Oct. 29.07276 TT                                 MPCW
    q   2.9963939            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.05667089     Peri.  106.30950     -0.33031389     +0.82426775
    a   6.7126812      Node   134.29378     -0.90092147     -0.42062952
    e   0.5536219      Incl.   39.97674     +0.28148401     -0.37901647
    P  17.4
    From 32 observations 2015 May 11-June 9, mean residual 0".3.
    
        P/2015 K5 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5
    T 2015 June 6.64859 TT                                  MPCW
    q   2.9859880            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.05687053     Peri.  106.06679     -0.33412281     +0.82252714
    a   6.6969627      Node   134.26100     -0.89893606     -0.42487971
    e   0.5541280      Incl.   39.98804     +0.28333002     -0.37805600
    P  17.3
    From 32 observations 2015 May 11-June 9, mean residual 0".3.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2015 K5 (PANSTARRS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2015 05 11    16 45 41.0 +33 29 27   2.3094  2.9925   123.9    16.3  20.1
    ...
    2015 05 26    16 36 59.6 +33 30 34   2.2876  2.9872   125.1    16.1  20.0
    ...
    2015 06 03    16 31 53.4 +32 59 26   2.2895  2.9861   124.7    16.2  20.0
    ...
    2015 06 09    16 28 10.0 +32 21 30   2.2971  2.9860   124.0    16.4  20.1
    2015 06 10    16 27 34.1 +32 14 00   2.2989  2.9861   123.9    16.4  20.1
    2015 06 11    16 26 58.6 +32 06 09   2.3008  2.9862   123.7    16.4  20.1
    ...
    2015 06 17    16 23 38.2 +31 12 16   2.3157  2.9870   122.5    16.7  20.1
    ...
    2015 06 25    16 19 54.8 +29 43 29   2.3439  2.9891   120.3    17.1  20.1
    ...
    2015 07 10    16 15 53.6 +26 14 24   2.4222  2.9962   114.9    17.9  20.2
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-L26
    

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