[Iaude] MPEC S104: COMET C/2016 N4 (MASTER)

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M.P.E.C. 2016-S104                               Issued 2016 Sept. 30, 13:13 UT
 
     The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
         minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
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                           COMET C/2016 N4 (MASTER)
 
Observations:
    CK16N040 ;C2016 07 30.75191 00 24 49.16 -18 07 17.6          17.1 NqES104Q62
    CK16N040 ;C2016 07 30.75885 00 24 48.96 -18 07 17.6          17.2 NqES104Q62
    CK16N040 ;C2016 07 30.75972 00 24 48.92 -18 07 18.0          17.0 NqES104Q62
    CK16N040 ;C2016 07 30.76060 00 24 48.89 -18 07 17.8          17.2 NqES104Q62
    CK16N040 ;C2016 07 30.76147 00 24 48.89 -18 07 17.4          17.1 NqES104Q62
    CK16N040  C2016 08 07.73587 00 20 27.55 -18 05 06.9          16.3 TmES104349
    CK16N040  C2016 08 07.74656 00 20 27.16 -18 05 06.6                mES104349
    CK16N040  C2016 08 10.68276 00 18 34.77 -18 04 27.2                qES104900
    CK16N040  C2016 08 10.68990 00 18 34.49 -18 04 27.2          16.3 TqES104900
    CK16N040  C2016 08 13.70701 00 16 30.00 -18 03 45.4          16.1 TqES104D95
    CK16N040  C2016 08 13.71024 00 16 29.86 -18 03 45.4                qES104D95
    CK16N040  C2016 08 13.71562 00 16 29.62 -18 03 45.3                qES104D95
    CK16N040  C2016 08 23.02092 00 09 11.32 -18 00 43.2          16.6 NqES104C10
    CK16N040  C2016 08 23.04593 00 09 10.04 -18 00 42.5          16.4 NqES104C10
    CK16N040  C2016 08 23.07241 00 09 08.66 -18 00 41.5          16.5 NqES104C10
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.96582 00 06 36.49 -17 59 13.5          15.9 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.96653 00 06 36.42 -17 59 13.6          16.1 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.96723 00 06 36.36 -17 59 13.4          16.1 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.96795 00 06 36.32 -17 59 13.3          16.0 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.96866 00 06 36.31 -17 59 13.7          16.2 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.96936 00 06 36.30 -17 59 13.5          16.0 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97008 00 06 36.23 -17 59 13.0          15.9 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97079 00 06 36.17 -17 59 13.1          16.0 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97149 00 06 36.14 -17 59 12.7          16.0 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97220 00 06 36.12 -17 59 13.3          16.2 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97291 00 06 36.10 -17 59 14.2          16.0 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97361 00 06 35.97 -17 59 12.8          16.2 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97432 00 06 36.00 -17 59 13.5          16.0 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 25.97503 00 06 35.95 -17 59 13.2          16.1 NqES104585
    CK16N040  C2016 08 27.00950 00 05 39.80 -17 58 36.7          16.3 NqES104K77
    CK16N040  C2016 08 27.01432 00 05 39.52 -17 58 36.4          16.3 NqES104K77
    CK16N040  C2016 08 27.01913 00 05 39.26 -17 58 36.1          16.3 NqES104K77
    CK16N040  C2016 08 27.02612 00 05 38.95 -17 58 36.0          15.5 NuES104A98
    CK16N040  C2016 08 27.02845 00 05 38.75 -17 58 37.1          15.7 NuES104A98
    CK16N040  C2016 08 28.01322 00 04 44.58 -17 57 58.0          16.6 NqES104A77
    CK16N040  C2016 08 28.04139 00 04 42.98 -17 57 57.4          16.7 NqES104A77
    CK16N040  C2016 08 28.07170 00 04 41.31 -17 57 56.2          16.4 NqES104A77
    CK16N040  C2016 08 29.23626 00 03 36.18 -17 57 05.3          16.4 NqES104W96
    CK16N040  C2016 08 29.27214 00 03 34.13 -17 57 03.2          16.5 NqES104W96
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 30.05402 00 02 49.78 -17 56 30.4          17.1 NqES104K02
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 30.05845 00 02 49.62 -17 56 30.4          17.1 NqES104K02
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 30.06296 00 02 49.26 -17 56 30.3          16.7 NqES104K02
    CK16N040  C2016 08 30.15400 00 02 44.16 -17 56 24.6          16.6 TqES104W98
    CK16N040  C2016 08 30.16867 00 02 43.23 -17 56 25.6          16.3 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 08 30.17244 00 02 43.00 -17 56 25.2          16.3 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 08 30.17360 00 02 43.03 -17 56 23.8          16.7 TqES104W98
    CK16N040  C2016 08 30.17622 00 02 42.85 -17 56 23.9          16.3 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 08 30.19325 00 02 41.92 -17 56 23.2          16.9 TqES104W98
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 31.55900 00 01 23.25 -17 55 17.3                uES104367
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 31.56062 00 01 23.14 -17 55 17.1                uES104367
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 31.56224 00 01 23.08 -17 55 16.8          15.4 TuES104367
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 31.64957 00 01 17.93 -17 55 12.7          16.6 NqES104Q21
    CK16N040 KC2016 08 31.65831 00 01 17.43 -17 55 12.0          16.6 NqES104Q21
    CK16N040  C2016 08 31.66298 00 01 17.16 -17 55 11.5                qES104900
    CK16N040  C2016 08 31.67012 00 01 16.74 -17 55 11.2          16.0 TqES104900
    CK16N040  C2016 08 31.67188 00 01 16.69 -17 55 11.2                qES104372
    CK16N040  C2016 08 31.67795 00 01 16.35 -17 55 10.9          16.1 TqES104372
    CK16N040  C2016 09 01.07231 00 00 53.28 -17 54 50.2          16.9 NtES104Z53
    CK16N040  C2016 09 01.08060 00 00 52.78 -17 54 49.2          16.7 NtES104Z53
    CK16N040  C2016 09 01.08365 00 00 52.62 -17 54 49.5          16.9 NtES104Z53
    CK16N040  C2016 09 01.08683 00 00 52.40 -17 54 49.5          16.8 NtES104Z53
    CK16N040  C2016 09 01.08985 00 00 52.24 -17 54 49.3          16.9 NtES104Z53
    CK16N040  C2016 09 03.62084 23 58 22.33 -17 52 20.5                uES104D81
    CK16N040  C2016 09 03.62850 23 58 21.78 -17 52 21.0                uES104D81
    CK16N040  C2016 09 03.63619 23 58 21.34 -17 52 20.6                uES104D81
    CK16N040  C2016 09 03.64384 23 58 20.80 -17 52 19.9          15.8 TuES104D81
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 04.35582 23 57 37.85 -17 51 33.4          16.1 NqES104H47
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 04.36511 23 57 37.26 -17 51 33.0          16.2 NqES104H47
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 04.37483 23 57 36.70 -17 51 32.3          16.1 NqES104H47
    CK16N040  C2016 09 05.32195 23 56 39.09 -17 50 24.8          16.3 NqES104W96
    CK16N040  C2016 09 05.34961 23 56 37.39 -17 50 22.9          16.3 NqES104W96
    CK16N040  C2016 09 06.18256 23 55 46.32 -17 49 24.4          16.2 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 09 06.18441 23 55 46.21 -17 49 24.1          16.2 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 09 06.19000 23 55 45.84 -17 49 23.6          16.2 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 09 07.37421 23 54 32.58 -17 47 52.4          16.0 NqES104H47
    CK16N040  C2016 09 07.37671 23 54 32.43 -17 47 51.9          16.0 NqES104H47
    CK16N040  C2016 09 07.38015 23 54 32.24 -17 47 51.8          15.9 NqES104H47
    CK16N040  C2016 09 07.38272 23 54 32.08 -17 47 51.5          16.0 NqES104H47
    CK16N040  C2016 09 07.54893 23 54 21.90 -17 47 37.9          15.7 TqES104D95
    CK16N040  C2016 09 07.55325 23 54 21.59 -17 47 37.6                qES104D95
    CK16N040  C2016 09 07.55648 23 54 21.41 -17 47 37.5                qES104D95
    CK16N040  C2016 09 08.46376 23 53 24.66 -17 46 21.5          16.7 TLES104T05
    CK16N040  C2016 09 08.47797 23 53 23.76 -17 46 20.2          16.8 TLES104T05
    CK16N040  C2016 09 08.49263 23 53 22.80 -17 46 19.1          16.7 TLES104T05
    CK16N040  C2016 09 08.50679 23 53 21.92 -17 46 18.3          16.7 TLES104T05
    CK16N040  C2016 09 10.34506 23 51 25.86 -17 43 32.1          16.0 NqES104H47
    CK16N040  C2016 09 10.37448 23 51 23.99 -17 43 29.0          15.5 NqES104H47
    CK16N040 |C2016 09 11.56404 23 50 08.26 -17 41 29.8          16.3 NrES104Q62
    CK16N040 |C2016 09 11.57967 23 50 07.23 -17 41 27.8          16.3 NrES104Q62
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 13.93430 23 47 35.64 -17 37 16.3          16.5 NqES104A77
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 13.95642 23 47 34.20 -17 37 12.8          16.3 NqES104A77
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 20.00793 23 40 58.32 -17 23 51.3          16.3 NqES104A77
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 20.02242 23 40 57.32 -17 23 49.4          17.4 NqES104A77
    CK16N040  C2016 09 22.06310 23 38 42.83 -17 18 28.0          16.1 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 09 22.06677 23 38 42.57 -17 18 27.1          16.1 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 09 22.07045 23 38 42.35 -17 18 26.1          16.1 NqES104J22
    CK16N040  C2016 09 22.36280 23 38 23.05 -17 17 38.9          15.7 TqES104H15
    CK16N040  C2016 09 22.37237 23 38 22.40 -17 17 37.3          15.7 TqES104H15
    CK16N040  C2016 09 22.38201 23 38 21.80 -17 17 35.1          15.8 TqES104H15
    CK16N040  C2016 09 23.57800 23 37 02.97 -17 14 10.2          16.2 NqES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 23.63818 23 36 58.91 -17 14 00.0          16.2 NqES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 23.66705 23 36 57.02 -17 13 54.6          16.2 NqES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 23.67872 23 36 56.24 -17 13 52.5          16.2 NqES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 23.69774 23 36 54.94 -17 13 49.7          16.3 NqES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 25.59893 23 34 49.89 -17 08 05.7          15.8 NvES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 25.62695 23 34 48.07 -17 08 00.3          15.8 NvES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 26.26515 23 34 06.10 -17 05 59.4          16.2 NqES104W96
    CK16N040  C2016 09 26.29717 23 34 03.99 -17 05 53.3          16.3 NqES104W96
    CK16N040  C2016 09 26.46036 23 33 53.46 -17 05 21.0          15.9 NvES104Q68
    CK16N040  C2016 09 26.56983 23 33 46.19 -17 05 00.7          15.9 NvES104Q68
    CK16N040 3C2016 09 27.07806 23 33 12.93 -17 03 21.8          16.5 NqES104W88
    CK16N040 3C2016 09 27.08383 23 33 12.56 -17 03 20.7          16.5 NqES104W88
    CK16N040 3C2016 09 27.09399 23 33 11.88 -17 03 18.7          16.7 NqES104W88
    CK16N040 3C2016 09 27.09544 23 33 11.78 -17 03 18.5          16.6 NqES104W88
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 27.54458 23 32 42.45 -17 01 51.8                uES104D81
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 27.54688 23 32 42.28 -17 01 50.9                uES104D81
    CK16N040 KC2016 09 27.54993 23 32 42.05 -17 01 49.7          16.0 TuES104D81
    CK16N040 |C2016 09 28.42176 23 31 45.17 -16 58 51.3          16.1 NrES104Q62
    CK16N040 |C2016 09 28.43430 23 31 44.36 -16 58 48.8          16.0 NrES104Q62
    CK16N040 |C2016 09 28.44676 23 31 43.53 -16 58 46.1          16.2 NrES104Q62
    CK16N040  C2016 09 28.88711 23 31 14.81 -16 57 16.7          16.2 NqES104C10
    CK16N040  C2016 09 28.91064 23 31 13.24 -16 57 12.7          16.2 NqES104C10
    CK16N040  C2016 09 28.93632 23 31 11.56 -16 57 07.3          16.2 NqES104C10
 
Observer details:
349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
367 Yatsuka.  Observer H. Abe.  0.26-m f/6.0 reflector + CCD.
372 Geisei.  Observer T. Seki.  Measurer H. Sato.  0.70-m f/10 reflector + f/5
    focal reducer.
585 Kyiv comet station.  Observers A. Baransky, S. Borysenko, A. Simon,
    K. Barynova, A. Vorontseva, D. Vidish, A. Melnyk.  Measurer A. Baransky.
    0.7-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
900 Moriyama.  Observer Y. Ikari.  0.26-m f/7.0 reflector + CCD.
A77 Observatoire Chante-Perdrix, Dauban.  Observer J.-F. Soulier.  0.20-m f/4
    Newtonian reflector + CCD.
A98 Taurus-1 Observatory, Baran'.  Observer S. Shurpakov.  0.20-m f/4
    reflector + CCD.
C10 Maisoncelles.  Observer J.-F. Soulier.  0.30-m f/3.8 Newtonian reflector
    + CCD.
D81 Nagano.  Observer Y. Ohshima.  0.30-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
D95 Kurihara.  Observer T. Takahashi.  0.25-m f/4.2 reflector + CCD.
H15 ISON-NM Observatory, Mayhill.  Observer L. Elenin.  0.4-m f/3 reflector
    + CCD.
H47 Vicksburg.  Observer C. Bell.  0.3-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
J22 Tacande Observatory, La Palma.  Observer K. Hills.  0.5-m f/2.9 astrograph
    + CCD.
K02 Eastwood Observatory, Leigh on Sea.  Observer P. Carson.  0.32-m reflector
    + CCD + f/5.4 focal reducer.
K77 EHB01 Observatory, Engelhardsberg.  Observer R. Fichtl.  0.40-m f/2.6
    reflector + CCD.
Q21 Southern Utsunomiya.  Observer H. Nohara.  0.4-m f/3.8 astrograph + CCD.
Q62 iTelescope Observatory, Siding Spring.  Observers L. Buzzi, P. Concari,
    S. Foglia, G. Galli, M. Tombelli, M. Mattiazzo.  0.15-m f/7 refractor
    + CCD, 0.32-m f/7.4 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
Q68 Blue Mountains Observatory, Leura.  Observers P. Camilleri, H. Williams.
    Measurer P. Camilleri.  0.30-m f/5.4 reflector + CCD.
T05 ATLAS-HKO, Haleakala.  Observers L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland,
    B. Stalder, J. Tonry, A. Sherstyuk.  Measurers L. Denneau, A. Heinze,
    J. Tonry.  0.5-m f/2.0 Schmidt + CCD.
W88 Slooh.com Chile Observatory, La Dehesa.  Observer B. Lutkenhoner.  0.35-m
    f/11 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
W96 CAO, San Pedro de Atacama (since 2013).  Observers A. Maury, J.-B. de
    Vanssay, J.-G. Bosch.  Measurer J.-G. Bosch.  0.4-m f/5.4 Ritchey-Chretien
    + CCD.
W98 Polonia Observatory, San Pedro de Atacama.  Observers M. Gedek,
    M. Zolnowski, M. Kusiak, R. Reszelewski.  Measurers R. Reszelewski,
    M. Kusiak.  0.25-m f/3.6 astrograph + CCD, 0.25-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
Z53 TRAPPIST-North, Oukaimeden.  Observer E. Jehin.  0.6-m f/8
    Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
 
Orbital elements:
    C/2016 N4 (MASTER)
Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5
T 2017 Sept. 16.54713 TT                                MPCW
q   3.1989413            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0000227      Peri.   55.95509     +0.58262863     -0.80665755
 +/-0.0000573      Node   354.02970     -0.14133883     +0.01967481
e   0.9999274      Incl.   72.56525     +0.80035443     +0.59069154
>From 271 observations 2016 July 15-Sept. 28, mean residual 0".4.

    C/2016 N4 (MASTER)
Epoch 2016 July 31.0 TT = JDT 2457600.5
T 2017 Sept. 16.56174 TT                                MPCW
q   3.1985688            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0000592      Peri.   55.96537     +0.58247197     -0.80677341
 +/-0.0000573      Node   354.03120     -0.14139043     +0.01963409
e   1.0001893      Incl.   72.57008     +0.80045933     +0.59053465
>From 271 observations 2016 July 15-Sept. 28, mean residual 0".4.

Ephemeris:
    C/2016 N4 (MASTER)
Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
2016 08 31    00 01 55.6 -17 55 43   3.8085  4.7572   157.6     4.6  18.2
...
2016 09 15    23 46 26.5 -17 35 09   3.6833  4.6620   165.0     3.2  18.0
...
2016 09 23    23 37 41.1 -17 15 50   3.6479  4.6117   161.8     3.9  17.9
...
2016 09 29    23 31 07.5 -16 56 52   3.6358  4.5741   156.9     4.9  17.9
2016 09 30    23 30 02.5 -16 53 19   3.6349  4.5679   156.0     5.1  17.9
2016 10 01    23 28 57.9 -16 49 39   3.6344  4.5617   155.0     5.3  17.9
...
2016 10 07    23 22 38.4 -16 25 15   3.6383  4.5244   149.0     6.5  17.9
...
2016 10 15    23 14 43.5 -15 46 27   3.6608  4.4751   140.5     8.2  17.8
...
2016 10 30    23 02 12.9 -14 15 57   3.7493  4.3837   124.1    10.8  17.8

Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2016 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2016-S104




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