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    M.P.E.C. 1997-W05                                Issued 1997 Nov. 22, 18:21 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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                       URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html
    
                                       1997 VM4
    
                               Revision to MPEC 1997-V20
    
    Observations:
         J97V04M  C1997 11 21.95073 01 55 21.65 +14 19 13.2          18.5 V      046
         J97V04M  C1997 11 21.95204 01 55 21.31 +14 19 12.7                      046
         J97V04M  C1997 11 21.95324 01 55 21.04 +14 19 11.6                      046
         J97V04M  C1997 11 22.74013 01 52 12.31 +14 15 40.8          18.3 V      046
         J97V04M  C1997 11 22.74137 01 52 12.01 +14 15 39.8                      046
         J97V04M  C1997 11 22.74313 01 52 11.55 +14 15 39.1                      046
         J97V04M  C1997 11 22.74443 01 52 11.30 +14 15 39.4                      046
         J97V04M  C1997 11 22.74705 01 52 10.56 +14 15 38.5                      046
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  Measurer M. Tichy.
        0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    1997 VM4
    Epoch 1997 Nov. 8.0 TT = JDT 2450760.5                  Marsden
    M 337.54347              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.23472035     Peri.  124.27525     -0.96788038     -0.18069261
    a   2.6027685      Node    46.02104     +0.05902506     -0.83918852
    e   0.8112299      Incl.   14.05926     +0.24438416     -0.51294522
    P   4.20           H   18.0           G   0.15
    From 91 observations 1997 Nov. 6-22.
    
    Ephemeris:
    1997 VM4                 a,e,i = 2.60, 0.81, 14                  q = 0.4913
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    1997 11 18    02 10.69   +14 35.2    0.601    1.566   159.7    12.7    18.6
    1997 11 23    01 51.15   +14 14.7    0.565    1.503   150.0    19.2    18.6
    1997 11 28    01 30.41   +13 49.7    0.535    1.439   140.0    26.1    18.6
    1997 12 03    01 09.13   +13 21.5    0.513    1.373   129.9    33.4    18.6
    1997 12 08    00 47.96   +12 52.0    0.497    1.305   119.8    40.9    18.7
    1997 12 13    00 27.36   +12 23.2    0.485    1.237   109.9    48.5    18.7
    1997 12 18    00 07.55   +11 56.2    0.476    1.166   100.2    56.1    18.8
    1997 12 23    23 48.49   +11 31.3    0.468    1.095    90.8    63.9    18.8
    1997 12 28    23 29.88   +11 07.2    0.461    1.023    81.5    72.0    18.9
    1998 01 02    23 11.14   +10 40.6    0.454    0.949    72.3    80.6    19.0
    1998 01 07    22 51.46   +10 05.6    0.447    0.875    62.9    90.1    19.1
    1998 01 12    22 29.87   +09 12.5    0.439    0.802    53.2   100.8    19.4
    1998 01 17    22 05.51   +07 47.6    0.433    0.729    43.0   113.1    19.9
    1998 01 22    21 38.10   +05 35.0    0.434    0.660    32.4   127.0    20.7
    1998 01 27    21 08.76   +02 23.3    0.446    0.597    22.3   141.1    22.1
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 1997 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1997-W05
    

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