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  • MPEC 2008-F36 : COMET C/2008 E1 (CATALINA)

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    M.P.E.C. 2008-F36                                Issued 2008 Mar. 27, 14:30 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 http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                              COMET C/2008 E1 (CATALINA)
    
    Observations:
        CK08E010  C2007 11 13.37798 04 43 56.31 -14 05 55.5          18.8 N EF036703
        CK08E010  C2007 11 13.38519 04 43 56.10 -14 05 58.5          19.3 N EF036703
        CK08E010  C2007 11 13.39242 04 43 55.88 -14 06 00.8          18.9 N EF036703
        CK08E010  C2007 11 13.39963 04 43 55.81 -14 06 02.7          19.2 N EF036703
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.31515 04 43 04.93 -09 11 40.3          18.2 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.31794 04 43 05.02 -09 11 39.7          18.1 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.32074 04 43 05.17 -09 11 39.2          18.3 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.32354 04 43 05.28 -09 11 38.2          18.4 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.32635 04 43 05.45 -09 11 36.8          18.4 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.32916 04 43 05.50 -09 11 36.0          18.4 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.33194 04 43 05.67 -09 11 36.6          18.3 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.33476 04 43 05.74 -09 11 34.7          18.4 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.33756 04 43 05.90 -09 11 34.0          18.2 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.34036 04 43 06.02 -09 11 32.9          18.8 N EF036467
        CK08E010  C2008 03 27.37146 04 43 07.32 -09 11 24.7          18.8 N EF036467
    
    Observer details:
    467 Auckland Observatory.  Observers G. W. Christie, T. Natusch.  Measurer
        G. W. Christie.  0.40-m f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson.  0.68-m f/1.8 Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2008 E1 (Catalina)
    Epoch 2008 Aug. 2.0 TT = JDT 2454680.5
    T 2008 Aug. 10.97805 TT                                 MPC
    q   4.8301598            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.02827314     Peri.  269.87068     -0.12637618     -0.98787486
    a  10.6713653      Node   189.03701     +0.97057624     -0.14192075
    e   0.5473719      Incl.   35.03849     -0.20496543     -0.06294259
    P  34.86
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    071113 703  0.5+  0.2+    080303 J95  0.1-  0.5+    080304 474  0.1+  0.2-
    071113 703  0.1-  0.4-    080304 711  0.3+  0.3+    080306 585  1.1+  0.5+
    071113 703  0.9-  0.2-    080304 711 (4.5-  1.0+)   080306 585  1.4+  0.2+
    071113 703  0.6+  0.3+    080304 854  0.7+  0.0     080306 585  0.2+  0.3-
    080302 703  0.1+  0.1-    080304 711  0.5-  0.1+    080306 585  1.0+  1.3-
    080302 703  0.2+  0.3+    080304 701  0.0   1.1-    080306 585  0.8+  0.5-
    080302 703  0.8-  0.2-    080304 H06  0.2+  0.2-    080306 585  1.1+  1.0-
    080302 703  0.9+  1.8+    080304 291  0.1-  0.7-    080306 J46  1.1-  0.4-
    080302 703  0.7-  1.2+    080304 G96  0.3+  0.2-    080306 J46  0.2+  0.5-
    080302 703  0.1+  0.7+    080304 G96  0.7+  0.2-    080306 J46  1.3+  0.7-
    080302 703  0.2-  1.2+    080304 291  0.4-  0.1-    080308 J47  1.0-  0.9-
    080302 703  0.1-  0.8+    080304 G96  0.1+  0.1+    080308 J47  0.9-  1.2-
    080302 204  0.2-  0.0     080304 682  0.9+  0.0     080308 J47  1.4-  1.3-
    080302 204  0.4+  0.5-    080304 G96  0.4+  0.2+    080309 215  0.3-  0.2+
    080303 H55 (3.3-  2.1-)   080304 291  0.0   0.1+    080309 215  0.2-  0.1-
    080303 H55  0.1+  0.3-    080304 H06  0.0   0.5-    080309 215  0.2+  0.4-
    080303 H55 (2.2+  0.2+)   080304 701  0.6-  0.6-    080327 467  0.1-  0.5+
    080303 291  0.2-  0.3-    080304 291  0.2-  0.2-    080327 467  0.5-  0.3+
    080303 291  0.2-  0.0     080304 682  0.3+  0.2-    080327 467  0.0   0.0
    080303 291  0.4-  0.2-    080304 291  0.1-  0.0     080327 467  0.1-  0.1+
    080303 854  0.5-  0.5+    080304 H06  0.9-  0.6+    080327 467  0.6+  0.7+
    080303 854  0.1+  0.6+    080304 291  0.4-  0.1-    080327 467  0.4-  0.6+
    080303 854  0.8+  0.0     080304 701  0.7+  0.5+    080327 467  0.4+  0.8-
    080303 474  0.7+  0.7-    080304 701  0.3+  0.1-    080327 467  0.3-  0.2+
    080303 474  0.1+  0.7+    080304 474  0.0   0.3-    080327 467  0.3+  0.1+
    080303 474  0.5+  0.4+    080304 474  0.0   0.2-    080327 467  0.3+  0.3+
    080303 J95  0.3+  1.1+    080304 474  0.0   0.2-    080327 467  0.0   0.8-
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2008 E1 (Catalina)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2008 03 25    04 41.46   -09 23.4    5.203    4.897    66.8    10.8  17.5
    2008 04 04    04 48.80   -08 34.4    5.303    4.887    60.4    10.3  17.5
    2008 04 14    04 56.92   -07 49.8    5.395    4.879    54.3     9.6  17.5
    2008 04 24    05 05.71   -07 10.5    5.477    4.871    48.6     8.9  17.6
    2008 05 04    05 15.06   -06 37.1    5.547    4.864    43.4     8.2  17.6
    2008 05 14    05 24.87   -06 10.2    5.605    4.858    38.7     7.5  17.6
    2008 05 24    05 35.04   -05 50.1    5.650    4.852    34.7     6.8  17.6
    2008 06 03    05 45.49   -05 37.2    5.681    4.847    31.6     6.3  17.6
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-F36
    

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