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    M.P.E.C. 1997-H08                                Issued 1997 Apr. 19, 19:10 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
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                                       1997 GK3
    
                               Revision to MPEC 1997-G04
    
    Observations:
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.07325 14 33 06.89 -04 41 55.3          18.8 V      046
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.07421 14 33 06.51 -04 42 06.3                      046
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.07681 14 33 05.49 -04 42 34.7                      046
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.41507 14 31 00.44 -05 44 39.3          19.0 R      658
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.41692 14 30 59.72 -05 45 02.2          19.0 R      658
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.41875 14 30 59.00 -05 45 21.6          19.0 R      658
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.74965 14 28 54.83 -06 45 08.3          19.0 V      360
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.75295 14 28 53.53 -06 45 43.9                      360
         J97G03K  C1997 04 10.75608 14 28 52.25 -06 46 17.8                      360
         J97G03K  C1997 04 11.47495 14 24 28.25 -08 54 25.9          19.0 R      658
         J97G03K  C1997 04 11.47633 14 24 27.70 -08 54 39.9          19.0 R      658
         J97G03K  C1997 04 12.28498 14 19 38.47 -11 13 28.6          19.9 V      691
         J97G03K  C1997 04 12.29649 14 19 34.08 -11 15 25.9          19.3 V      691
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy, Z. Moravec.  Measurer M. Tichy.
        0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/6.0 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    658 Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.  Observer D. D. Balam.  1.82-m
        reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer J. Montani.  0.9-m Spacewatch
        telescope.
    
    Orbital elements:
    1997 GK3
    Epoch 1997 Apr. 2.0 TT = JDT 2450540.5                  Williams
    M  23.11079              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.58628935     Peri.  127.70955     -0.86812927     -0.47930946
    a   1.4138219      Node    24.46823     +0.29747965     -0.71034175
    e   0.2856718      Incl.   18.13154     +0.39731275     -0.51543869
    P   1.68           H   23.0           G   0.15
    From 39 observations 1997 Apr. 7-12.
    
    Ephemeris:
    1997 GK3                 a,e,i = 1.41, 0.29, 18                  q = 1.0099
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    1997 04 12    14 21.33   -10 24.0    0.102    1.102   165.3    13.4    19.0
    1997 04 14    14 09.52   -15 49.1    0.107    1.108   168.3    10.6    19.0
    1997 04 16    13 58.30   -20 37.4    0.114    1.115   168.2    10.6    19.2
    1997 04 18    13 47.75   -24 47.9    0.122    1.122   166.0    12.5    19.4
    1997 04 20    13 37.94   -28 22.4    0.130    1.130   162.8    15.2    19.7
    1997 04 22    13 28.90   -31 24.3    0.140    1.137   159.5    18.0    19.9
    1997 04 24    13 20.65   -33 57.7    0.150    1.145   156.4    20.6    20.2
    1997 04 26    13 13.21   -36 06.5    0.161    1.152   153.6    22.9    20.4
    1997 04 28    13 06.54   -37 54.5    0.172    1.160   150.9    24.9    20.7
    1997 04 30    13 00.64   -39 24.9    0.184    1.168   148.6    26.7    20.9
    1997 05 02    12 55.47   -40 40.7    0.196    1.176   146.4    28.3    21.1
    1997 05 04    12 51.01   -41 44.1    0.208    1.184   144.5    29.7    21.3
    1997 05 06    12 47.23   -42 37.1    0.221    1.192   142.7    30.9    21.4
    1997 05 08    12 44.08   -43 21.6    0.234    1.200   141.0    31.9    21.6
    1997 05 10    12 41.54   -43 58.9    0.247    1.209   139.5    32.8    21.8
    1997 05 12    12 39.56   -44 30.1    0.261    1.217   138.1    33.7    21.9
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 1997 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1997-H08
    

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