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    M.P.E.C. 1997-B03                                Issued 1997 Jan. 19, 19:06 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.
    
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                                        1994 QC
    
                               Revision to MPEC 1994-R02
    
    Observations:
         J94Q00C  C1997 01 17.10208 12 58 00.11 -11 17 03.5          20.8 V      599
         J94Q00C  C1997 01 17.10718 12 58 00.84 -11 17 05.0                      599
         J94Q00C  C1997 01 17.11227 12 58 01.68 -11 17 06.8                      599
         J94Q00C  C1997 01 18.13125 13 00 40.46 -11 19 20.2          20.8 V      599
         J94Q00C  C1997 01 18.15347 13 00 43.85 -11 19 24.4                      599
    
    Observer details:
    599 Astronomical Observatory, Campo Imperatore.  Observers A. Boattini,
        S. Casulli, A. Di Paola, A. Vagnozzi, T. Scacciafrotte, V. Risoldi,
        A. Di Clemente.  Measurers A. Boattini, S. Casulli, A. Vagnozzi, G. Forti.
        0.60-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    
    First and last observations above in comparison with prediction:
    Residuals in seconds of arc, reference and Delta-T
    970117 599 65.9-  4.2+    970118 599 66.1-  2.9+    MPC 25651   +0.026 day
    
    Orbital elements:
    1994 QC
    Epoch 1996 Nov. 13.0 TT = JDT 2450400.5                 Williams
    M 225.77576              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.64659189     Peri.   94.10819     -0.22107961     +0.97261948
    a   1.3244916      Node   162.60803     -0.96258443     -0.20581110
    e   0.1179198      Incl.   13.87121     -0.15670042     -0.10794975
    P   1.52           H   19.0           G   0.15           U   4
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    940828 104  0.3+  0.2+    940902 801  0.0   0.1+    940908 360  0.5-  0.0
    940828 104  0.2-  1.1+    940902 658  0.6-  0.4-    940909 587  0.6-  0.7+
    940828 104  0.4+  1.2+    940902 658  0.7-  0.3-    940909 587  1.4-  0.3+
    940828 104  0.8+  0.6+    940902 658  0.7-  0.0     940909 589  0.3-  0.6-
    940828 104  1.3+  0.4-    940903 801  0.1+  0.1-    940909 589  0.3+  0.0
    940828 104  1.4+  0.2+    940903 801  0.6-  0.0     940911 671  0.1-  1.4+
    940828 104  1.1+  0.5+    940903 360  0.6-  0.2+    940911 671  0.7+  0.3+
    940828 104  0.6+  0.7+    940903 360  0.4-  0.1+    940913 360  0.2+  0.4-
    940829 587  0.1+  0.7-    940903 587  0.3-  0.1-    940913 360  0.1-  0.7-
    940829 587  0.2+  1.3+    940903 587  0.1-  0.1-    940917 413  0.3+  0.8-
    940829 587  1.1+  1.1-    940903 589  0.8-  0.3+    940917 413  0.2+  0.6-
    940829 595  0.5-  0.3-    940903 587  0.6-  0.9-    940918 413  0.3+  0.3-
    940829 595  0.6+  0.5+    940903 589  0.5-  0.0     940918 413  0.4+  0.4-
    940829 595  0.2+  0.1+    940903 589  0.2+  0.4-    940918 413  0.2+  0.3-
    940829 589  0.3-  1.1-    940903 589  0.2-  0.2+    940918 413  0.0   0.5-
    940829 589  0.3+  0.7-    940903 589  0.1-  0.1+    940922 608  0.4+  0.3-
    940829 589  0.0   0.0     940903 589  0.1+  0.1-    940922 608  0.3+  0.3-
    940830 595  0.0   0.2-    940904 557  0.1+  0.1-    940925 360  0.5-  0.2+
    940830 589  0.5+  0.2-    940904 557  0.2+  0.6+    940925 360  0.5-  0.4+
    940830 595  0.7+  0.9+    940904 557  0.9+  0.4+    940927 608  0.2+  0.1+
    940831 657  0.7+  1.3+    940904 411  0.5+  0.3+    940927 608  0.9-  1.0+
    940831 657  1.2+  0.9-    940904 411  0.1+  0.4-    940929 608  0.6+  0.4-
    940831 657  1.8+  0.5+    940904 411  0.0   0.8-    940929 608  0.3-  1.3+
    940831 596  0.5+  0.0     940904 413 (0.4+  2.5+)   941002 360  0.6+  0.4+
    940831 596  0.4-  0.1-    940904 587  0.0   0.2-    941002 360  0.3+  0.2+
    940831 596  0.6+  0.5+    940904 589  0.4-  0.3+    941026 608  0.9+  0.7-
    940831 596  0.2-  0.7-    940904 589  0.1+  0.4+    941026 608 (0.8+  2.8+)
    940901 675  0.5-  0.6-    940904 589  0.5-  0.2+    941111 413  0.2-  0.2-
    940901 675  1.9-  0.4+    940904 589  0.4+  1.0+    941111 413  0.0   0.7+
    940901 658  0.9-  0.6-    940904 589  0.9-  0.3+    970117 599  0.2-  0.9+
    940901 658  0.8-  0.5-    940906 596  1.5-  0.5+    970117 599  0.9-  0.2+
    940901 658  0.9-  0.7-    940906 596  0.2+  0.1-    970117 599  0.1+  0.9-
    940901 360  0.0   0.3-    940906 596 (3.0+  2.0-)   970118 599  0.5+  0.9+
    940901 360  0.1+  0.2-    940906 111  0.6-  1.1-    970118 599  0.5+  0.5-
    940901 360  0.0   0.1-    940906 111  0.3+  0.6-
    940902 801  0.8-  0.7-    940908 360  0.3-  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    1994 QC                  a,e,i = 1.32, 0.12, 14                  q = 1.1683
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    1997 01 12    12 44.83   -11 00.2    0.820    1.357    97.2    46.0    21.0
    1997 01 17    12 57.73   -11 16.7    0.777    1.349    99.3    46.0    20.9
    1997 01 22    13 10.78   -11 24.2    0.736    1.340   101.4    46.1    20.7
    1997 01 27    13 23.98   -11 21.6    0.695    1.331   103.5    46.0    20.6
    1997 02 01    13 37.33   -11 07.5    0.656    1.322   105.6    45.9    20.4
    1997 02 06    13 50.80   -10 40.6    0.618    1.314   107.8    45.6    20.3
    1997 02 11    14 04.37   -09 59.1    0.581    1.305   109.9    45.3    20.1
    1997 02 16    14 18.01   -09 01.7    0.546    1.296   112.1    45.0    20.0
    1997 02 21    14 31.70   -07 46.8    0.513    1.287   114.2    44.5    19.8
    1997 02 26    14 45.39   -06 13.2    0.482    1.278   116.2    44.0    19.6
    1997 03 03    14 59.01   -04 19.5    0.453    1.270   118.2    43.5    19.5
    1997 03 08    15 12.48   -02 05.0    0.426    1.261   120.0    43.0    19.3
    1997 03 13    15 25.69   +00 30.5    0.402    1.253   121.7    42.5    19.2
    1997 03 18    15 38.57   +03 25.9    0.381    1.245   123.0    42.1    19.0
    1997 03 23    15 51.04   +06 39.2    0.362    1.237   124.1    41.9    18.9
    1997 03 28    16 02.98   +10 07.7    0.347    1.229   124.7    41.9    18.8
    1997 04 02    16 14.28   +13 47.1    0.334    1.222   124.9    42.1    18.7
    1997 04 07    16 24.80   +17 32.5    0.323    1.215   124.7    42.7    18.6
    1997 04 12    16 34.43   +21 18.0    0.316    1.208   124.1    43.4    18.6
    1997 04 17    16 43.11   +24 57.7    0.310    1.202   123.1    44.4    18.6
    1997 04 22    16 50.78   +28 26.6    0.306    1.196   122.0    45.5    18.6
    1997 04 27    16 57.37   +31 40.5    0.304    1.191   120.6    46.7    18.6
    1997 05 02    17 02.82   +34 36.2    0.303    1.186   119.2    47.9    18.6
    1997 05 07    17 07.10   +37 10.8    0.303    1.182   117.9    49.0    18.6
    1997 05 12    17 10.26   +39 22.4    0.303    1.178   116.6    50.1    18.6
    1997 05 17    17 12.38   +41 09.7    0.304    1.175   115.5    51.0    18.7
    1997 05 22    17 13.60   +42 32.5    0.305    1.172   114.6    51.8    18.7
    1997 05 27    17 14.04   +43 30.6    0.305    1.170   113.8    52.4    18.7
    1997 06 01    17 13.85   +44 03.8    0.305    1.169   113.3    52.8    18.7
    1997 06 06    17 13.21   +44 11.3    0.305    1.168   113.1    53.1    18.7
    1997 06 11    17 12.40   +43 52.8    0.304    1.168   113.0    53.1    18.7
    1997 06 16    17 11.68   +43 08.2    0.303    1.169   113.2    53.0    18.7
    1997 06 21    17 11.27   +41 57.8    0.301    1.170   113.7    52.7    18.7
    1997 06 26    17 11.33   +40 21.6    0.299    1.172   114.3    52.2    18.6
    1997 07 01    17 12.01   +38 19.2    0.298    1.175   115.2    51.6    18.6
    1997 07 06    17 13.46   +35 50.6    0.296    1.178   116.2    50.8    18.6
    1997 07 11    17 15.85   +32 56.5    0.295    1.181   117.3    49.9    18.6
    1997 07 16    17 19.23   +29 38.6    0.294    1.186   118.5    48.9    18.5
    1997 07 21    17 23.64   +25 59.5    0.295    1.190   119.7    47.8    18.5
    1997 07 26    17 29.05   +22 02.2    0.297    1.196   120.9    46.8    18.5
    1997 07 31    17 35.45   +17 50.8    0.301    1.201   121.8    45.9    18.5
    1997 08 05    17 42.87   +13 30.6    0.307    1.208   122.5    45.1    18.6
    1997 08 10    17 51.26   +09 07.8    0.316    1.214   122.8    44.6    18.6
    1997 08 15    18 00.59   +04 48.8    0.327    1.221   122.8    44.2    18.7
    1997 08 20    18 10.77   +00 39.4    0.341    1.228   122.4    44.1    18.8
    1997 08 25    18 21.71   -03 15.6    0.357    1.236   121.6    44.2    18.9
    1997 08 30    18 33.34   -06 52.5    0.377    1.244   120.5    44.4    19.1
    1997 09 04    18 45.61   -10 08.7    0.399    1.252   119.1    44.7    19.2
    1997 09 09    18 58.44   -13 02.7    0.423    1.261   117.6    45.1    19.4
    1997 09 14    19 11.74   -15 34.1    0.450    1.269   115.9    45.5    19.5
    1997 09 19    19 25.40   -17 43.5    0.479    1.278   114.1    45.8    19.7
    1997 09 24    19 39.33   -19 31.6    0.510    1.287   112.3    46.2    19.8
    1997 09 29    19 53.46   -20 59.8    0.543    1.295   110.4    46.5    20.0
    1997 10 04    20 07.74   -22 09.2    0.578    1.304   108.5    46.7    20.2
    1997 10 09    20 22.09   -23 01.5    0.614    1.313   106.6    46.8    20.3
    1997 10 14    20 36.46   -23 38.1    0.651    1.322   104.7    46.9    20.4
    1997 10 19    20 50.77   -24 00.4    0.689    1.331   102.8    46.9    20.6
    1997 10 24    21 04.98   -24 09.9    0.729    1.339   100.9    46.8    20.7
    1997 10 29    21 19.07   -24 07.6    0.769    1.348    99.0    46.7    20.8
    1997 11 03    21 33.02   -23 54.8    0.810    1.357    97.1    46.5    21.0
    1997 11 08    21 46.82   -23 32.6    0.852    1.365    95.3    46.3    21.1
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 1997 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1997-B03
    

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