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  • MPEC 2010-U07 : COMET P/2010 T2 (PANSTARRS)

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    M.P.E.C. 2010-U07                                Issued 2010 Oct. 16, 23:24 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.org/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                              COMET P/2010 T2 (PANSTARRS)
    
    Observations:
        PK10T020  C2010 10 06.43000 01 07 26.26 -01 02 02.6          21.4 T EU007F51
        PK10T020  C2010 10 06.44267 01 07 25.78 -01 02 04.7          21.6 T EU007F51
        PK10T020  C2010 10 06.45656 01 07 25.32 -01 02 06.7          21.3 T EU007F51
        PK10T020  C2010 10 06.46948 01 07 24.88 -01 02 08.3          21.3 T EU007F51
        PK10T020  C2010 10 07.51182401 06 49.515-01 04 41.02         20.3 T EU007F51
        PK10T020  C2010 10 07.52338201 06 49.093-01 04 42.94         20.8 T EU007F51
        PK10T020 ^C2010 10 16.39961 01 01 46.26 -01 24 26.8          19.6 T EU007695
        PK10T020 ^C2010 10 16.40148 01 01 46.18 -01 24 27.0          19.5 T EU007695
        PK10T020 ^C2010 10 16.40336 01 01 46.10 -01 24 27.3          19.6 T EU007695
        PK10T020  C2010 10 16.69729 01 01 36.23 -01 25 01.7          19.7 T EU007300
        PK10T020  C2010 10 16.70386 01 01 36.02 -01 25 04.0          20.0 T EU007300
    
    Observer details:
    300 Bisei Spaceguard Center--BATTeRS.  Observers A. Asami, S. Okumura.  1.0-m
        f/3.0 reflector + CCD.
    695 Kitt Peak.  Observers J. V. Scotti, M. Terenzoni, A. J. Mendez.  Measurer
        J. A. Larsen.  2.3-m f/3 reflector + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers N. Primak, A. Schultz, S. Watters,
        J. Thiel, T. Goggia.  Measurers PS1 Science Consortium, R. Wainscoat,
        M. Micheli.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2010 T2 (PANSTARRS)
    T 2011 July 29.1785 TT                                  MPC
    q   3.729381             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0745803      Peri.  359.4502      +0.5191705      -0.8460952
    a   5.589678       Node    59.2677      +0.7846804      +0.4158694
    e   0.332809       Incl.    8.0767      +0.3387311      +0.3334301
    P  13.2
    From 11 observations 2010 Oct. 6-16.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2010 T2 (PANSTARRS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2010 10 11    01 04.84   -01 12.9    3.017    4.008   171.9     2.0  19.9
    2010 10 21    00 59.21   -01 32.9    3.024    3.990   164.0     3.9  19.9
    2010 10 31    00 54.06   -01 45.7    3.059    3.973   153.6     6.4  19.9
    2010 11 10    00 49.83   -01 49.3    3.121    3.957   142.9     8.7  19.9
    2010 11 20    00 46.88   -01 42.6    3.206    3.940   132.4    10.7  20.0
    2010 11 30    00 45.44   -01 25.4    3.310    3.925   122.2    12.3  20.0
    2010 12 10    00 45.59   -00 57.8    3.428    3.910   112.3    13.5  20.1
    2010 12 20    00 47.35   -00 20.7    3.556    3.895   102.9    14.3  20.2
    2010 12 30    00 50.64   +00 24.9    3.690    3.881    93.8    14.6  20.2
    2011 01 09    00 55.35   +01 17.9    3.826    3.867    85.0    14.7  20.3
    2011 01 19    01 01.35   +02 17.1    3.961    3.855    76.6    14.4  20.3
    2011 01 29    01 08.48   +03 21.4    4.091    3.842    68.6    13.8  20.4
    2011 02 08    01 16.62   +04 29.8    4.215    3.830    60.7    13.0  20.5
    2011 02 18    01 25.63   +05 41.1    4.329    3.819    53.2    12.0  20.5
    2011 02 28    01 35.41   +06 54.6    4.432    3.809    45.8    10.7  20.5
    2011 03 10    01 45.84   +08 09.3    4.523    3.799    38.7     9.4  20.6
    2011 03 20    01 56.85   +09 24.3    4.600    3.789    31.7     7.9  20.6
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-U07
    

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