• Processing (Info)

  • MPEC 2000-V02 : COMET C/2000 U5 (LINEAR)

    The following Minor Planet Electronic Circular may be linked-to from your own Web pages, but must not otherwise be redistributed electronically.

    A form allowing access to any MPEC is at the bottom of this page.


    Read MPEC 2000-V01 Read MPEC 2000-V03


    M.P.E.C. 2000-V02                                Issued 2000 Nov. 1, 18:07 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 http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET C/2000 U5 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK00U050  C2000 10 29.38178 05 06 33.49 +02 04 56.6          17.1 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 29.39662 05 06 32.46 +02 05 02.1          16.9 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 29.41135 05 06 31.44 +02 05 07.8          17.0 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 29.42609 05 06 30.47 +02 05 13.5          17.1 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 29.44081 05 06 29.44 +02 05 19.9          17.0 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.01934 05 05 50.16 +02 08 58.1          16.6 T      046
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.02079 05 05 50.03 +02 08 57.8                      046
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.02182 05 05 49.99 +02 08 58.8                      046
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.02289 05 05 49.94 +02 08 59.3                      046
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.02398 05 05 49.83 +02 08 59.7          16.5 T      046
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.22119 05 05 36.44 +02 10 14.9          17.3 T      719
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.23944 05 05 35.17 +02 10 21.7                      719
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.25988 05 05 33.76 +02 10 29.6          17.1 T      719
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.26738 05 05 33.24 +02 10 32.5                      719
        CK00U050 IC2000 10 30.37006 05 05 26.09 +02 11 12.3                      711
        CK00U050 IC2000 10 30.37347 05 05 25.89 +02 11 13.8                      711
        CK00U050 IC2000 10 30.37693 05 05 25.73 +02 11 14.1                      711
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.37935 05 05 25.45 +02 11 15.4          17.3 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.39341 05 05 24.48 +02 11 19.9          17.5 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.40735 05 05 23.49 +02 11 24.6          17.0 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.42181 05 05 22.49 +02 11 27.5          18.4 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.64981 05 05 06.92 +02 12 58.0          16.3 T      900
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.66096 05 05 06.16 +02 13 02.6                      900
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.87075 05 04 51.46 +02 14 22.4          15.6 T      344
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.87223 05 04 51.36 +02 14 23.0                      344
        CK00U050  C2000 10 30.87371 05 04 51.25 +02 14 23.7                      344
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.19777 05 04 29.07 +02 16 28.7          17.3 T      719
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.24469 05 04 25.73 +02 16 46.4          17.0 T      719
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.34693 05 04 18.50 +02 17 25.6          17.4 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.36108 05 04 17.52 +02 17 30.7          16.9 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.37557 05 04 16.47 +02 17 36.3          16.8 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.38991 05 04 15.47 +02 17 41.3          17.1 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.40437 05 04 14.45 +02 17 47.4          16.9 T      704
        CK00U050  C2000 10 31.44314 05 04 11.74 +02 18 02.9                      670
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.21719 05 03 17.56 +02 23 03.3          17.1 T      719
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.24531 05 03 15.52 +02 23 15.2          17.0 T      719
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.32882 05 03 09.52 +02 23 47.5          15.3 T      850
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.35521 05 03 07.61 +02 23 56.9          15.3 T      850
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.38056 05 03 05.84 +02 24 07.8          14.8 T      850
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.39323 05 03 05.00 +02 24 12.9                      670
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.40899 05 03 03.84 +02 24 18.5          16.8 T      919
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.42245 05 03 02.84 +02 24 24.1          16.7 T      919
        CK00U050  C2000 11 01.46950 05 02 59.49 +02 24 42.3                      670
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  Measurer M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2
        reflector + CCD.
    344 Bohyunsan Optical Astronomy Observatory.  Observers M.-Y. Chun,
        B.-C. Lee.  1.8-m f/8 reflector + CCD.
    670 Camarillo.  Observer J. E. Rogers.  0.30-m f/6.7 Helin Telescope + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, M. Elowitz, R. Huber, L. Manguso.  Measurers J. Stuart,
        R. Sayer, J. B. Evans, H. Viggh.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observers P. J. Shelus, P. J. Shelus, III.  0.76-m
        reflector + CCD.
    719 Etscorn Observatory.  Observer D. A. Klinglesmith III.  0.355-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observer D. T. Durig.  0.3-m f/5.75
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    900 Moriyama.  Observer Y. Ikari.  0.25-m f/6.3 reflector + CCD.
    919 Desert Beaver Observatory.  Observers W. K. Yeung.  0.45-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2000 U5 (LINEAR)
    T 2000 Feb. 22.676 TT                                   Marsden
    q   1.88494              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  258.307       +0.209209       +0.392818
                       Node    69.985       +0.103418       +0.901744
    e   1.0            Incl.   72.376       -0.972387       +0.180420
    From 42 observations 2000 Oct. 29-Nov. 1.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2000 U5 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2000 10 23    05 13.36   +01 26.7    2.699    3.413   128.9    13.1  14.5
    2000 11 02    05 02.36   +02 28.2    2.679    3.501   140.4    10.4  14.6
    2000 11 12    04 49.81   +03 38.0    2.687    3.590   151.8     7.5  14.7
    2000 11 22    04 36.45   +04 55.0    2.729    3.678   161.2     5.0  14.8
    2000 12 02    04 23.16   +06 17.3    2.809    3.767   164.1     4.1  15.0
    2000 12 12    04 10.81   +07 42.5    2.926    3.855   157.8     5.5  15.2
    2000 12 22    04 00.06   +09 08.0    3.078    3.944   147.6     7.7  15.4
    2001 01 01    03 51.34   +10 32.4    3.262    4.032   136.5     9.7  15.6
    2001 01 11    03 44.84   +11 54.3    3.471    4.121   125.5    11.2  15.9
    2001 01 21    03 40.52   +13 13.4    3.700    4.209   114.8    12.3  16.1
    2001 01 31    03 38.25   +14 29.5    3.943    4.297   104.5    12.8  16.3
    2001 02 10    03 37.83   +15 42.6    4.194    4.385    94.6    13.0  16.5
    2001 02 20    03 39.01   +16 52.8    4.448    4.472    85.0    12.7  16.7
    2001 03 02    03 41.57   +18 00.3    4.700    4.560    75.8    12.2  17.0
    2001 03 12    03 45.27   +19 05.3    4.945    4.647    66.9    11.3  17.1
    2001 03 22    03 49.93   +20 07.7    5.181    4.734    58.3    10.3  17.3
    2001 04 01    03 55.37   +21 07.8    5.404    4.820    49.8     9.1  17.5
    2001 04 11    04 01.41   +22 05.5    5.611    4.906    41.6     7.8  17.7
    2001 04 21    04 07.93   +23 01.0    5.800    4.992    33.5     6.4  17.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2000 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2000-V02
    

    Read MPEC 2000-V01 Read MPEC 2000-V03


    MPEC number:

    Enter an MPEC number in one of the following forms:

    • 1997-B01 (the full form)
    • J97B01 (the packed version of the full form)
    • B01 (the abbreviated form)