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  • MPEC 2010-C23 : COMET P/2010 B2 (WISE)

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    M.P.E.C. 2010-C23                                Issued 2010 Feb. 8, 19:09 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://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                COMET P/2010 B2 (WISE)
    
    Observations:
        CK10B020  S2010 01 22.63762 14 01 10.72 -11 10 02.3                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 22.63762 1 - 6014.0483 - 3175.3047 - 1242.5797   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 22.76993 14 01 25.25 -11 12 13.0                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 22.76993 1 - 6008.0534 - 3191.8643 - 1228.2678   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 22.90223 14 01 39.70 -11 14 22.8                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 22.90223 1 - 6002.1951 - 3208.5565 - 1213.0014   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.03466 14 01 54.17 -11 16 32.5                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.03466 1 - 5988.8032 - 3209.1583 - 1278.1250   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.16697 14 02 08.62 -11 18 41.6                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.16697 1 - 5983.2048 - 3226.1392 - 1261.8259   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.43158 14 02 37.52 -11 23 01.3                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.43158 1 - 5971.1534 - 3259.3982 - 1231.4649   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.49779 14 02 44.67 -11 24 06.4                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.49779 1 - 5964.4623 - 3259.5546 - 1263.4325   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.56401 14 02 51.86 -11 25 10.8                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.56401 1 - 5957.6545 - 3259.5663 - 1295.2228   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.63010 14 02 59.08 -11 26 15.6                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.63010 1 - 5958.7122 - 3276.4544 - 1246.4983   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.76253 14 03 13.40 -11 28 24.9                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.76253 1 - 5944.6142 - 3275.9169 - 1313.1835   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 23.89483 14 03 27.81 -11 30 34.2                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 23.89483 1 - 5938.6592 - 3292.5309 - 1298.1809   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 24.02714 14 03 42.13 -11 32 44.0                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 24.02714 1 - 5932.9043 - 3309.9043 - 1281.7912   EC023C51
        CK10B020  S2010 01 24.15944 14 03 56.40 -11 34 52.0                 EC023C51
        CK10B020  s2010 01 24.15944 1 - 5927.0410 - 3326.8237 - 1265.4205   EC023C51
        PK10B020  C2010 02 07.44618 14 27 30.86 -15 17 24.3          19.5 N EC023H21
        PK10B020  C2010 02 07.45050 14 27 31.21 -15 17 27.5          19.7 N EC023H21
        PK10B020  C2010 02 07.45477 14 27 31.56 -15 17 30.6                 EC023H21
        PK10B020  C2010 02 07.66337614 27 50.011-15 20 35.49         20.1 T EC023568
        PK10B020  C2010 02 07.66418914 27 50.082-15 20 36.16         20.1 T EC023568
        PK10B020  C2010 02 07.66498014 27 50.149-15 20 36.87         20.0 T EC023568
        PK10B020  C2010 02 08.46805 14 29 00.98 -15 32 30.1                 EC023291
        PK10B020  C2010 02 08.47189 14 29 01.32 -15 32 33.7          20.2 T EC023291
        PK10B020  C2010 02 08.47572 14 29 01.70 -15 32 37.5                 EC023291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer J. V. Scotti.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observer A. Draginda.  Measurer D. J. Tholen.
        3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope.
    C51 WISE.  Measurers A. Mainzer, E. Wright, J. Bauer, T. Grav, J. Dailey,
        J. Masiero, R. Cutri, R. McMillan, R. Walker.
        (http://wise.ssl.berkeley.edu/mission_sci.html)
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers H. Devore, R. Holmes.  0.81-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2010 B2 (WISE)
    Epoch 2010 Jan. 4.0 TT = JDT 2455200.5
    T 2009 Dec. 20.89103 TT                                 MPC
    q   1.6069719            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.19032027     Peri.  155.40070     -0.91393035     -0.40586714
    a   2.9932709      Node     0.66173     +0.34208460     -0.77265656
    e   0.4631385      Incl.    8.88973     +0.21842492     -0.48813287
    P   5.18
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    100122 C51  0.0   0.4-    100123 C51  0.2+  0.2+    100207 568  0.1-  0.1-
    100122 C51  0.4+  1.0-    100123 C51  0.6-  0.4+    100207 568  0.0   0.1-
    100122 C51  0.2-  0.7-    100123 C51  0.4+  0.4+    100207 568  0.0   0.1-
    100123 C51  0.4-  0.4-    100124 C51  0.4+  0.1-    100208 291  0.4-  0.3+
    100123 C51  0.3-  0.4+    100124 C51  0.0   1.0+    100208 291  0.2-  0.1+
    100123 C51  0.6+  0.2+    100207 H21  0.7+  0.6-    100208 291  0.6+  0.3-
    100123 C51  0.2-  0.1-    100207 H21  0.4+  0.1+
    100123 C51  0.4-  0.3+    100207 H21  0.1+  0.8+
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2010 B2 (WISE)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2010 02 03    14 20.67   -14 10.2    1.228    1.657    96.3    36.2  19.6
    2010 02 13    14 35.33   -16 38.2    1.167    1.682   102.3    35.0  19.6
    2010 02 23    14 47.05   -18 55.5    1.109    1.710   109.0    33.2  19.6
    2010 03 05    14 55.27   -21 01.6    1.056    1.743   116.6    30.6  19.5
    2010 03 15    14 59.44   -22 55.0    1.011    1.778   125.0    27.3  19.5
    2010 03 25    14 59.17   -24 32.8    0.975    1.817   134.2    23.2  19.5
    2010 04 04    14 54.56   -25 50.6    0.953    1.858   144.2    18.3  19.6
    2010 04 14    14 46.27   -26 43.7    0.947    1.902   154.6    13.1  19.7
    2010 04 24    14 35.74   -27 09.2    0.962    1.948   163.9     8.2  19.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-C23
    

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