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    M.P.E.C. 2016-C192                               Issued 2016 Feb. 15, 15:58 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
        on behalf of Division F of the International Astronomical Union by the
              Minor Planet Center, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
                              Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
    
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                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                             COMET P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
    
    Observations:
        PK16B14A  C2015 12 01.50809206 38 30.605-15 49 30.98         20.6 TtEC192F51
        PK16B14A  C2015 12 01.52086406 38 30.591-15 49 51.02         21.7 TtEC192F51
        PK16B14A EC2015 12 01.53367806 38 30.563-15 50 10.80         21.0 TtEC192F51
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 22.33909 06 01 00.279-34 51 50.97         19.6 TLEC192F51
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 22.35981 06 00 58.730-34 52 04.98         19.3 TLEC192F51
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 22.37019 06 00 57.951-34 52 11.71         19.6 TLEC192F51
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 23.07261 06 00 13.17 -34 59 33.6          19.6 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 23.07498 06 00 12.99 -34 59 35.2          19.4 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 23.07746 06 00 12.82 -34 59 36.8          19.3 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 23.07972 06 00 12.66 -34 59 38.3          19.5 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 23.08223 06 00 12.44 -34 59 39.8          19.3 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.10342106 00 10.91 -34 59 53.7          19.1 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.10624506 00 10.70 -34 59 55.4          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.10906906 00 10.50 -34 59 57.2          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.11189606 00 10.27 -34 59 59.2          19.4 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.14067606 00 09.06 -35 00 33.4          19.4 TtEC192H01
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.14461906 00 08.78 -35 00 36.0          19.0 TtEC192H01
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.15273706 00 08.19 -35 00 41.2          19.2 TtEC192H01
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 23.16142106 00 07.59 -35 00 47.2          19.5 TtEC192H01
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 25.02893 05 58 09.92 -35 19 14.7          20.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 25.03244 05 58 09.67 -35 19 16.7          20.4 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 25.03595 05 58 09.40 -35 19 19.4          20.3 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 26.03261 05 57 08.19 -35 28 28.6          19.8 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 26.03498 05 57 08.02 -35 28 29.8          20.0 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 26.03747 05 57 07.84 -35 28 31.7          20.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 26.04219 05 57 07.56 -35 28 34.0          20.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 26.22012205 56 55.12 -35 30 06.5          19.6 TqEC192W85
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 26.22251905 56 54.96 -35 30 07.5          19.6 TqEC192W85
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 26.22491705 56 54.81 -35 30 08.7          19.4 TqEC192W85
        PK16B14A KC2016 01 27.24741 05 55 54.34 -35 39 11.0          19.5 ToEC192291
        PK16B14A KC2016 01 27.25286 05 55 53.92 -35 39 13.4          19.5 ToEC192291
        PK16B14A KC2016 01 27.25829 05 55 53.59 -35 39 15.7          19.4 ToEC192291
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 28.14479 05 55 01.66 -35 46 00.0          19.5 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 28.14770 05 55 01.46 -35 46 01.4          19.3 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 28.15075 05 55 01.25 -35 46 02.8          19.3 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 28.15351 05 55 01.07 -35 46 03.9          19.4 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 28.15657 05 55 00.87 -35 46 05.2          19.4 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 29.09823 05 54 07.65 -35 53 04.0          19.9 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 29.10111 05 54 07.45 -35 53 05.3          19.9 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 29.10413 05 54 07.25 -35 53 06.9          19.9 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 29.10686 05 54 07.06 -35 53 07.9          19.3 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 29.10989 05 54 06.87 -35 53 09.1          20.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 29.87596105 53 24.03 -35 58 24.9          19.3 TqEC192K91
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 29.88142905 53 23.67 -35 58 27.0          19.4 TqEC192K91
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 30.03024 05 53 16.55 -35 59 26.8          19.7 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 30.03319 05 53 16.37 -35 59 28.0          19.6 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 30.03627 05 53 16.16 -35 59 29.4          19.8 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 30.03907 05 53 15.99 -35 59 30.7          19.8 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 01 30.04216 05 53 15.77 -35 59 31.8          19.7 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.19609505 53 05.89 -36 00 30.0          19.3 TqEC192W85
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.19883905 53 05.72 -36 00 30.9          19.3 TqEC192W85
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.20158305 53 05.55 -36 00 31.8          19.1 TqEC192W85
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.20432705 53 05.38 -36 00 32.8          19.3 TqEC192W85
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.91580105 52 27.39 -36 05 01.6          19.4 TqEC192K92
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.91860205 52 27.21 -36 05 02.5          19.2 TqEC192K92
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.92140105 52 27.05 -36 05 03.4          19.2 TqEC192K92
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 30.92420005 52 26.87 -36 05 04.3          19.3 TqEC192K92
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 31.99450305 51 30.59 -36 11 10.9          19.2 TqEC192K91
        PK16B14A  C2016 01 31.99742005 51 30.42 -36 11 11.7          19.2 TqEC192K91
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 01.00033705 51 30.26 -36 11 12.5          19.2 TqEC192K91
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 01.00325405 51 30.10 -36 11 13.2          19.2 TqEC192K91
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 01.02878 05 51 30.81 -36 11 28.8          19.7 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 01.03169 05 51 30.63 -36 11 29.6          19.3 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 01.03475 05 51 30.45 -36 11 30.7          19.4 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 01.03752 05 51 30.28 -36 11 31.6          19.5 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 01.04058 05 51 30.09 -36 11 32.6          19.4 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 01.62425 05 50 58.86 -36 14 31.5          19.5 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 01.64032 05 50 57.96 -36 14 35.5          19.0 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 01.64827 05 50 57.54 -36 14 36.9          19.1 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 01.65619 05 50 57.09 -36 14 40.1          18.8 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 02.11987 05 50 35.38 -36 17 05.3          19.9 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 02.12251 05 50 35.21 -36 17 05.9          20.0 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 02.12531 05 50 35.04 -36 17 06.7          20.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 02.12776 05 50 34.90 -36 17 07.5          20.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 02.13055 05 50 34.73 -36 17 08.1          20.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.16886405 50 32.49 -36 17 18.0          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.18456705 50 31.60 -36 17 21.7          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.20026505 50 30.70 -36 17 25.4          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.21596805 50 29.83 -36 17 29.0          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.23166605 50 28.96 -36 17 32.5          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.24344305 50 28.32 -36 17 35.0          19.2 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 02.30120405 50 27.139-36 18 14.98         19.2 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 02.30177105 50 27.105-36 18 15.18         19.1 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 02.30243405 50 27.066-36 18 15.39         19.2 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.51166 05 50 16.36 -36 18 54.6          19.4 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.51526 05 50 16.14 -36 18 55.2          19.4 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.52249 05 50 15.78 -36 18 57.0          19.3 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.52970 05 50 15.34 -36 18 58.6          19.1 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 02.57070 05 50 12.99 -36 19 08.5          19.2 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 07.11665 05 47 00.08 -36 34 16.5          19.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 07.11866 05 46 59.98 -36 34 16.5          19.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 07.12096 05 46 59.87 -36 34 16.8          19.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 07.12298 05 46 59.78 -36 34 17.0          19.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 07.12530 05 46 59.68 -36 34 17.2          19.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 07.61180 05 46 41.29 -36 35 07.7          18.2 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 07.62862 05 46 40.53 -36 35 07.9          18.3 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 08.11641 05 46 24.59 -36 36 03.9          19.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 08.11803 05 46 24.51 -36 36 04.5          19.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 08.11989 05 46 24.41 -36 36 04.5          19.0 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 08.12152 05 46 24.33 -36 36 04.6          18.9 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 08.12339 05 46 24.27 -36 36 04.7          18.8 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 09.45177 05 45 42.23 -36 37 38.6          18.9 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 09.46988 05 45 41.41 -36 37 40.1          19.4 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A `C2016 02 09.48946 05 45 40.57 -36 37 40.0          18.3 TqEC192Q62
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.11930905 45 21.91 -36 38 04.0          19.0 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 10.11947 05 45 21.90 -36 38 04.2          19.9 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 10.12150 05 45 21.81 -36 38 04.2          19.7 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.12323405 45 21.75 -36 38 04.0          19.0 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 10.12383 05 45 21.71 -36 38 04.1          19.5 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 10.12588 05 45 21.62 -36 38 04.0          19.6 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.12715805 45 21.59 -36 38 03.9          19.0 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 10.12821 05 45 21.53 -36 38 03.9          19.8 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.13108105 45 21.43 -36 38 03.9          19.0 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.13500505 45 21.28 -36 38 03.8          19.1 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.13892905 45 21.13 -36 38 03.7          19.1 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.14286005 45 20.97 -36 38 03.7          19.1 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.14678505 45 20.82 -36 38 03.6          19.1 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.15071005 45 20.67 -36 38 03.4          19.1 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.15463705 45 20.52 -36 38 03.3          19.1 TtEC192W86
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.21470005 45 19.449-36 38 30.54         19.3 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.21854805 45 19.301-36 38 30.54         19.1 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 10.22235005 45 19.149-36 38 30.56         19.1 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 10.29143905 45 17.835-36 38 30.02         19.1 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 10.29199305 45 17.811-36 38 30.04         19.2 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 10.29277905 45 17.783-36 38 30.05         19.0 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 10.29390205 45 17.733-36 38 30.09         19.1 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 10.29619205 45 17.637-36 38 30.11         19.0 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A 2C2016 02 10.29713905 45 17.595-36 38 30.11         19.1 TtEC192568
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.17294405 44 10.699-36 37 31.57         18.7 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.17671405 44 10.581-36 37 31.37         18.6 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.18048305 44 10.459-36 37 31.07         18.6 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.18425305 44 10.343-36 37 30.70         18.6 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.18802205 44 10.227-36 37 30.48         18.6 TtEC192G37
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.45098 05 44 05.57 -36 36 45.0          18.9 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.46905 05 44 05.01 -36 36 43.0          18.9 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.48890 05 44 04.43 -36 36 40.6          18.7 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.54437 05 44 02.85 -36 36 34.1          18.9 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A  C2016 02 13.58931 05 44 01.69 -36 36 27.0          19.5 TqEC192Q68
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 14.09716 05 43 54.39 -36 35 51.3          19.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 14.09833 05 43 54.34 -36 35 51.2          19.1 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 14.09949 05 43 54.31 -36 35 51.0          19.2 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 14.10066 05 43 54.28 -36 35 50.7          19.0 TuEC192807
        PK16B14A |C2016 02 14.10183 05 43 54.25 -36 35 50.5          19.0 TuEC192807
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer A. F. Tubbiolo.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers A. Heinze, Y. Ramanjooloo, D. Hung.  Measurer
        D. J. Tholen.  2.24-m University of Hawaii reflector.
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.41-m f/11
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD, 0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, N. Primak,
        A. Schultz, M. Willman, S. Watters, J. Thiel.  Measurers K. Chambers,
        S. Chastel, L. Denneau, H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Lilly, E. Magnier,
        R. Wainscoat, C. Waters, R. Weryk, M. Micheli.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    G37 Lowell Observatory-Discovery Channel Telescope.  Observers M. M. Knight,
        M. S. P. Kelley, S. Protopapa.  Measurer M. Micheli.  4.3-m reflector
        + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 reflector + CCD.
    K91 Sutherland-LCOGT A.  Observers T. Lister, S. Greenstreet, E. Gomez.
        Measurer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    K92 Sutherland-LCOGT B.  Observers T. Lister, S. Greenstreet, E. Gomez.
        Measurer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    Q62 iTelescope Observatory, Siding Spring.  Observer S. M. Tilley.  0.43-m
        f/6.8 astrograph + CCD, 0.70-m f/6.6 astrograph + CCD.
    Q68 Blue Mountains Observatory, Leura.  Observers J. Oey, P. Camilleri,
        H. Williams.  Measurer P. Camilleri.  0.61-m f/6.8 reflector + CCD.
    W85 Cerro Tololo-LCOGT A.  Observers T. Lister, S. Greenstreet, E. Gomez.
        Measurer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    W86 Cerro Tololo-LCOGT B.  Observers T. Lister, S. Greenstreet, E. Gomez.
        Measurer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2016 Apr. 2.0 TT = JDT 2457480.5
    T 2016 Mar. 15.51743 TT                                 MPCW
    q   1.0085751            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.18756336     Peri.  351.89507     -0.99121456     -0.13222905
    a   3.0225307      Node   180.53540     +0.13205509     -0.98810472
    e   0.6663143      Incl.   18.92005     +0.00742670     -0.07851463
    P   5.25
    From 143 observations 2015 Dec. 1-2016 Feb. 14, mean residual 0".2.
    
        P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2021 July 5.0 TT = JDT 2459400.5
    T 2021 June 17.26629 TT                                 MPCW
    q   1.0128248            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.18731751     Peri.  351.88783     -0.99117912     -0.13249562
    a   3.0251747      Node   180.52668     +0.13231317     -0.98803352
    e   0.6652012      Incl.   18.89368     +0.00756137     -0.07895996
    P   5.26
    From 143 observations 2015 Dec. 1-2016 Feb. 14, mean residual 0".2.
    
        P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2016 Jan. 13.0 TT = JDT 2457400.5
    T 2016 Mar. 15.48085 TT                                 MPCW
    q   1.0085210            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.18828181     Peri.  351.84205     -0.99110683     -0.13303320
    a   3.0148368      Node   180.54233     +0.13286088     -0.98800731
    e   0.6654807      Incl.   18.92772     +0.00743273     -0.07838194
    P   5.23
    From 143 observations 2015 Dec. 1-2016 Feb. 14, mean residual 0".2.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2016 01 16    06 08 04.7 -33 29 33   0.4716  1.2883   120.4    41.2  20.5
    ...
    2016 01 31    05 52 23.8 -36 05 32   0.3773  1.1778   111.7    51.0  19.6
    ...
    2016 02 08    05 46 29.3 -36 35 51   0.3263  1.1267   107.2    56.8  19.1
    ...
    2016 02 14    05 43 56.7 -36 35 58   0.2866  1.0930   104.1    61.2  18.7
    2016 02 15    05 43 42.6 -36 34 11   0.2798  1.0879   103.6    61.9  18.6
    2016 02 16    05 43 32.0 -36 31 53   0.2730  1.0829   103.1    62.7  18.5
    ...
    2016 02 22    05 43 47.5 -36 06 43   0.2311  1.0558   100.5    67.1  18.1
    ...
    2016 03 01    05 48 32.2 -34 53 14   0.1726  1.0285    97.8    72.7  17.3
    ...
    2016 03 16    06 39 27.3 -23 47 51   0.05862 1.0085   102.0    74.8  14.9
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2016 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2016-C192
    

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