[Iaude] MPEC H01: COMET C/2017 D3 (ATLAS)

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M.P.E.C. 2017-H01                                Issued 2017 Apr. 16, 02:41 UT
 
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                            COMET C/2017 D3 (ATLAS)
 
Observations:
    CK17D030 1C2017 03 06.54031 13 15 18.96 -34 11 23.8                vEH001Q62
    CK17D030 1C2017 03 06.54158 13 15 18.88 -34 11 23.1          16.9 TvEH001Q62
    CK17D030 KC2017 03 15.38892 13 05 34.90 -32 47 40.6          17.8 NqEH001W96
    CK17D030 KC2017 03 15.40995 13 05 33.73 -32 47 24.9          18.2 NqEH001W96
    CK17D030  C2017 03 19.53267 13 00 46.67 -32 02 30.7          17.4 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 03 19.54674 13 00 45.59 -32 02 20.0          17.3 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 03 19.57543 13 00 43.64 -32 02 02.1          17.2 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 03 19.58955 13 00 42.60 -32 01 51.7          17.5 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 03 30.50906 12 47 40.69 -29 45 05.8          17.0 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 03 30.52389 12 47 39.62 -29 44 54.5          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 03 30.53863 12 47 38.57 -29 44 42.4          17.1 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 03 30.55334 12 47 37.44 -29 44 29.8          17.1 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 01.48600 12 45 18.74 -29 17 47.3          15.8 NqEH001R58
    CK17D030  C2017 04 01.49825 12 45 17.87 -29 17 37.8          16.5 NqEH001R58
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.48483 12 44 07.16 -29 03 47.3          17.3 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.49755 12 44 06.16 -29 03 36.5          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.50020 12 44 06.07 -29 03 34.1          17.3 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.51339 12 44 05.00 -29 03 23.9          17.3 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.51558 12 44 04.90 -29 03 20.7          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.52872 12 44 03.95 -29 03 10.3          17.1 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.53146 12 44 03.75 -29 03 07.9          17.4 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 02.54465 12 44 02.90 -29 02 56.7          17.1 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030 KC2017 04 02.65203 12 43 55.21 -29 01 25.6          16.6 TqEH001Q11
    CK17D030 KC2017 04 02.65807 12 43 54.74 -29 01 20.2                qEH001Q11
    CK17D030 KC2017 04 02.66411 12 43 54.32 -29 01 15.2                qEH001Q11
    CK17D030  C2017 04 03.48969 12 42 55.32 -28 49 30.5          17.3 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 03.50497 12 42 54.13 -28 49 17.2          17.3 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 03.52026 12 42 53.05 -28 49 03.7          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 03.53611 12 42 52.01 -28 48 50.5          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 04.47003 12 41 45.62 -28 35 24.1          17.8 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 04.48571 12 41 44.41 -28 35 10.5          17.5 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 04.50143 12 41 43.32 -28 34 56.7          17.5 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 04.51715 12 41 42.19 -28 34 42.8          17.6 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.36893 12 39 31.355-28 07 38.17         18.7 TLEH001F51
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.37241 12 39 31.109-28 07 35.13         18.9 TLEH001F51
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.38031 12 39 30.547-28 07 28.16         18.6 TLEH001F51
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.38375 12 39 30.297-28 07 25.09         18.9 TLEH001F51
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.39165 12 39 29.737-28 07 18.14         18.4 TLEH001F51
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.39510 12 39 29.487-28 07 15.05         18.8 TLEH001F51
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.40299 12 39 28.917-28 07 08.05         18.4 TLEH001F51
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.45319 12 39 25.29 -28 06 24.6          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.46835 12 39 24.14 -28 06 10.8          17.1 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.47969 12 39 23.41 -28 06 00.5          17.1 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 06.49863 12 39 22.09 -28 05 43.8          17.3 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 08.45601 12 37 05.04 -27 36 33.2          17.2 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 08.47218 12 37 03.91 -27 36 18.9          17.2 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 08.48838 12 37 02.72 -27 36 05.3          17.1 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 08.50470 12 37 01.52 -27 35 49.1          17.2 TLEH001T05
    CK17D030  C2017 04 13.94580 12 30 49.86 -26 12 06.5          17.8 ToEH001K95
    CK17D030  C2017 04 13.95338 12 30 49.46 -26 12 00.9          17.0 ToEH001K95
    CK17D030  C2017 04 13.96087 12 30 49.01 -26 11 55.1          16.8 ToEH001K95
    CK17D030  C2017 04 15.44342 12 29 10.43 -25 48 35.8          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 15.45819 12 29 09.49 -25 48 23.8          17.2 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 15.47297 12 29 08.58 -25 48 08.4          17.1 TLEH001T08
    CK17D030  C2017 04 15.48667 12 29 07.68 -25 47 55.2          17.0 TLEH001T08
 
Observer details:
F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, S. Kahale,
    T. Lowe, A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel,
    L. Denneau, H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Lilly, E. Magnier, R. Wainscoat,
    C. Waters, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
K95 MASTER-SAAO Observatory, Sutherland.  Observers P. Balanutsa, V. Lipunov,
    E. Gorbovskoy, D. Buckley, V. Kornilov, A. Kuznetsov, V. Chazov,
    N. Tiurina, O. Gress, D. Vlasenko.  0.4-m f/2.5 reflector, 0.4-m f/2.5
    reflector + CCD.
Q11 Shinshiro.  Observer T. Ikemura.  Measurer H. Sato.  0.35-m f/5 reflector
    + CCD.
Q62 iTelescope Observatory, Siding Spring.  Observer H. Sato.  0.40-m f/3.5
    astrograph + CCD.
R58 Beverly-Begg Observatory, Dunedin.  Observer P. D. Jaquiery.  0.36-m f/6.7
    Schmidt-Cassegrain + 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.
T08 ATLAS-MLO, Mauna Loa.  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.
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/8 Ritchey-Chretien
    + CCD.
 
Orbital elements:
    C/2017 D3 (ATLAS)
Epoch 2017 May 7.0 TT = JDT 2457880.5
T 2017 Apr. 26.92265 TT                                 MPCW
q   4.9710688            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  -0.0003249      Peri.  340.78052     -0.91593551     -0.39028798
 +/-0.0001671      Node   186.60467     -0.16804842     +0.16147366
e   1.0016153      Incl.  125.64026     -0.36444734     +0.90642239
>From 132 observations 2017 Feb. 10-Apr. 15, mean residual 0".7.

    C/2017 D3 (ATLAS)
Epoch 2017 Feb. 16.0 TT = JDT 2457800.5
T 2017 Apr. 26.94858 TT                                 MPCW
q   4.9710751            (2000.0)            P               Q
z  +0.0000591      Peri.  340.77766     -0.91594824     -0.39028894
 +/-0.0001671      Node   186.59685     -0.16803153     +0.16177130
e   0.9997064      Incl.  125.65631     -0.36442313     +0.90636890
>From 132 observations 2017 Feb. 10-Apr. 15, mean residual 0".7.

Ephemeris:
    C/2017 D3 (ATLAS)
Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
2017 03 17    13 03 43.9 -32 30 34   4.1642  4.9811   141.5     7.1  18.1
...
2017 04 01    12 45 53.7 -29 24 34   4.0515  4.9751   155.0     4.9  18.0
...
2017 04 09    12 36 27.3 -27 28 20   4.0279  4.9730   158.4     4.2  18.0
...
2017 04 15    12 29 39.9 -25 55 35   4.0279  4.9719   157.9     4.3  18.0
2017 04 16    12 28 34.1 -25 39 47   4.0293  4.9718   157.6     4.4  18.0
2017 04 17    12 27 28.9 -25 23 53   4.0312  4.9717   157.2     4.5  18.0
...
2017 04 23    12 21 12.8 -23 47 18   4.0512  4.9712   153.5     5.2  18.0
...
2017 05 01    12 13 38.8 -21 37 15   4.1004  4.9712   146.4     6.4  18.0
...
2017 05 16    12 02 18.2 -17 41 08   4.2550  4.9732   130.7     8.9  18.1

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Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-H01




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