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    M.P.E.C. 2013-L64                                Issued 2013 June 13, 19:37 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/2013 CU129 (PANSTARRS)
    
    Observations:
        PK13CC9U  C2013 02 01.43671 09 13 48.00 +37 01 24.7          19.8 NtEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 02 01.44881 09 13 46.79 +37 01 31.4          20.0 NtEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 02 01.46190 09 13 45.46 +37 01 38.7          20.8 NtEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 02 13.32055 08 53 00.984+38 32 19.59         21.0 NLEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 02 13.33328 08 52 59.581+38 32 24.28         21.0 NLEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 02 13.34612 08 52 58.133+38 32 28.73         20.7 NLEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 02 13.35836 08 52 56.765+38 32 33.19         20.4 NLEL064F51
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 13.95427 08 51 51.61 +38 35 54.6          20.3 NqEL064C44
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 13.96766 08 51 50.07 +38 35 58.5          21.0 NqEL064C44
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.16162708 51 29.10 +38 37 03.5          20.4 NrEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.17375908 51 27.78 +38 37 07.9          20.4 NrEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.18225108 51 26.82 +38 37 10.6          20.6 NrEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.85009 08 50 14.18 +38 40 45.8          20.8 NuEL064B74
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.85382 08 50 13.68 +38 40 46.0                uEL064J95
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.85477 08 50 13.65 +38 40 47.3          20.7 NuEL064B74
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.86017 08 50 13.01 +38 40 48.0                uEL064J95
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.86644 08 50 12.36 +38 40 50.2          20.2 NuEL064J95
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.86934 08 50 12.00 +38 40 52.2          20.7 NuEL064B74
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.93424 08 50 04.91 +38 41 13.8          19.5 NtEL064J04
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.93719 08 50 04.61 +38 41 15.0          19.7 NtEL064J04
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 14.94015 08 50 04.28 +38 41 15.8          19.8 NtEL064J04
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 15.84729 08 48 25.42 +38 45 50.1          20.5 NtEL064204
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 15.86200 08 48 23.82 +38 45 54.2                tEL064204
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 15.87672 08 48 22.12 +38 45 58.8                tEL064204
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 16.14149 08 47 53.49 +38 47 17.0          19.9 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 16.14453 08 47 53.23 +38 47 17.3          20.5 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 16.14756 08 47 52.84 +38 47 18.4          20.4 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 17.41871 08 45 34.08 +38 53 06.3          20.7 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 17.42141 08 45 33.77 +38 53 07.1          20.5 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 17.42409 08 45 33.47 +38 53 07.8          20.5 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 18.30655 08 43 58.26 +38 56 50.0          20.1 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 18.30919 08 43 57.97 +38 56 50.6          20.0 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 18.31184 08 43 57.67 +38 56 51.3          20.0 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 20.18631108 40 36.67 +39 03 41.3          19.3 NqEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 20.19547308 40 35.62 +39 03 43.1          20.2 NqEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 20.20463408 40 34.67 +39 03 44.3          19.9 NqEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 20.21380108 40 33.67 +39 03 46.3          20.1 NqEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 21.14339108 38 55.08 +39 06 39.9          21.0 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 21.18406908 38 50.67 +39 06 47.4          20.5 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 02 21.19865108 38 49.10 +39 06 49.8          21.0 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 02.40261 08 23 33.05 +39 18 04.0          20.5 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 02.40574 08 23 32.78 +39 18 04.1          20.4 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 02.40886 08 23 32.43 +39 18 03.9          19.9 NoEL064291
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 14.14636 08 08 23.62 +38 50 53.4          21.0 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 14.15362 08 08 23.17 +38 50 51.5          21.5 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 14.16469 08 08 22.47 +38 50 48.6          21.2 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 15.16386208 07 22.27 +38 46 40.3          21.0 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 15.17443708 07 21.76 +38 46 38.0          21.2 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 15.18533408 07 21.15 +38 46 35.2          21.4 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 19.09147408 03 55.06 +38 28 04.0          20.3 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 19.10060208 03 54.63 +38 28 01.0          20.7 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 19.11010408 03 54.15 +38 27 58.0          20.8 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 29.09831507 58 37.12 +37 26 47.5          21.3 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 29.10822107 58 36.91 +37 26 43.6          21.0 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 03 29.11896407 58 36.74 +37 26 38.6          20.9 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 04 03.07661 07 57 50.24 +36 50 25.5          21.6 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 04 03.08677 07 57 50.22 +36 50 20.7          21.6 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 04 03.10002 07 57 50.16 +36 50 14.7          21.3 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 04 22.07723208 05 15.56 +34 05 20.3          21.1 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 04 22.08970708 05 16.15 +34 05 12.6          21.1 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U KC2013 04 22.10471308 05 16.80 +34 05 03.9          21.2 NuEL064H21
        PK13CC9U  C2013 06 02.26643 09 04 40.341+25 31 45.50         20.3 NLEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 06 02.27743 09 04 41.645+25 31 34.55         20.3 NLEL064F51
        PK13CC9U  C2013 06 02.28293 09 04 42.287+25 31 29.11         20.5 NLEL064F51
        PK13CC9U _C2013 06 05.27563309 10 47.479+24 41 28.33         19.1 NtEL064568
        PK13CC9U _C2013 06 05.28697109 10 48.872+24 41 16.51               tEL064568
        PK13CC9U _C2013 06 05.28891709 10 49.114+24 41 14.48         19.4 NtEL064568
        PK13CC9U _C2013 06 05.29086509 10 49.348+24 41 12.47         19.0 NtEL064568
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, M. Micheli, P. Forshay.  Measurer
        M. Micheli.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    B74 Santa Maria de Montmagastrell.  Observers J. M. Bosch, R. M. Olivera.
        Measurer J. M. Bosch.  0.40-m f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    C44 A. Volta Observatory, Lanzo d'Intelvi.  Observer F. Tozzi.  0.40-m f/3.5
        reflector + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers N. Primak, A. Schultz, S. Watters,
        T. Goggia, J. Thiel.  Measurers PS1 Science Consortium, P. Veres.  1.8-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers R. Holmes, T. Linder, H. Devore, L. Buzzi, S. Foglia,
        T. Vorobjov.  0.61-m f/4.5 astrograph + CCD, 0.81-m f/4.0 astrograph
        + CCD.
    J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observer P. Ruiz.  Measurers
        D. Koschny, A. Knoefel, E. Schwab, M. Busch.  1.0-m f/4.4 reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.3-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2013 CU129 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2013 Aug. 16.0 TT = JDT 2456520.5
    T 2013 Aug. 6.93249 TT                                  MPC
    q   0.8001483            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.20171999     Peri.  211.97225     -0.21336378     +0.96509082
    a   2.8794094      Node    46.20967     -0.84618341     -0.10483687
    e   0.7221138      Incl.   12.14771     -0.48831295     -0.24001864
    P   4.89
    From 68 observations 2013 Feb. 1-June 5, mean residual 0".3.
    
        P/2013 CU129 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2018 June 11.0 TT = JDT 2458280.5
    T 2018 June 24.38945 TT                                 MPC
    q   0.7978542            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.20191075     Peri.  211.92764     -0.21381121     +0.96496939
    a   2.8775956      Node    46.22826     -0.84612800     -0.10514887
    e   0.7227358      Incl.   12.15543     -0.48821324     -0.24037012
    P   4.88
    From 68 observations 2013 Feb. 1-June 5, mean residual 0".3.
    
        P/2013 CU129 (PANSTARRS)
    Epoch 2013 Apr. 18.0 TT = JDT 2456400.5
    T 2013 Aug. 6.93382 TT                                  MPC
    q   0.8001559            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.20174751     Peri.  211.97250     -0.21335953     +0.96509163
    a   2.8791476      Node    46.20969     -0.84618361     -0.10483258
    e   0.7220858      Incl.   12.14778     -0.48831446     -0.24001722
    P   4.89
    From 68 observations 2013 Feb. 1-June 5, mean residual 0".3.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2013 CU129 (PANSTARRS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2013 05 14    08 30 45.1 +30 05 41   1.4880  1.4819    69.8    39.8        20.3
    ...
    2013 05 29    08 56 21.9 +26 39 10   1.4556  1.3234    61.8    42.4        20.1
    ...
    2013 06 06    09 12 18.0 +24 29 02   1.4246  1.2392    58.2    44.1        19.9
    ...
    2013 06 12    09 25 13.0 +22 40 03   1.3948  1.1770    55.8    45.5        19.8
    2013 06 13    09 27 26.8 +22 20 50   1.3893  1.1667    55.5    45.8        19.8
    2013 06 14    09 29 41.9 +22 01 18   1.3836  1.1565    55.1    46.1        19.8
    ...
    2013 06 20    09 43 39.3 +19 57 02   1.3462  1.0961    53.1    47.8        19.6
    ...
    2013 06 28    10 03 25.2 +16 50 37   1.2878  1.0194    50.9    50.7        19.5
    ...
    2013 07 13    10 44 01.5 +09 44 30   1.1539  0.8954    48.2    57.8        19.2
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2013 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2013-L64
    

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