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  • MPEC 1999-D04 : COMET C/1998 J2 (SOHO)

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    M.P.E.C. 1999-D04                                Issued 1999 Feb. 16, 20:26 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.
    
                 BMARSDEN@CFA.HARVARD.EDU or GWILLIAMS@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                COMET C/1998 J2 (SOHO)
    
    Observations:
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.27866 03 21 13.5  +14 32 23                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.27866 2 +0.00561845 +0.00920057 +0.0030887         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.40566 03 20 35.4  +14 44 50                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.40566 2 +0.00561384 +0.00920432 +0.0030887         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.44730 03 20 21.4  +14 48 57                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.44730 2 +0.00561233 +0.00920555 +0.0030887         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.49014 03 20 07.0  +14 53 18                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.49014 2 +0.00561079 +0.00920681 +0.0030888         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.57434 03 19 38.9  +15 02 50                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.57434 2 +0.00560777 +0.00920928 +0.0030888         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.61595 03 19 23.8  +15 06 17                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.61595 2 +0.00560628 +0.00921050 +0.0030888         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.65367 03 19 11.3  +15 10 01                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.65367 2 +0.00560493 +0.00921160 +0.0030888         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.69531 03 18 55.2  +15 14 51                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.69531 2 +0.00560345 +0.00921282 +0.0030888         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.73698 03 18 39.3  +15 19 28                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.73698 2 +0.00560197 +0.00921403 +0.0030889         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.82313 03 18 06.5  +15 29 15                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.82313 2 +0.00559892 +0.00921654 +0.0030889         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.86892 03 17 48.9  +15 34 33                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.86892 2 +0.00559731 +0.00921788 +0.0030889         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.90829 03 17 32.7  +15 39 26                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.90829 2 +0.00559593 +0.00921902 +0.0030890         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 10.98832 03 16 58.0  +15 49 22                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 10.98832 2 +0.00559313 +0.00922134 +0.0030890         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.02875 03 16 41.1  +15 54 43                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.02875 2 +0.00559172 +0.00922251 +0.0030890         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.07874 03 16 19.0  +16 01 23                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.07874 2 +0.00558998 +0.00922396 +0.0030891         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.11349 03 16 02.3  +16 05 58                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.11349 2 +0.00558877 +0.00922496 +0.0030891         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.14940 03 15 44.9  +16 11 04                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.14940 2 +0.00558753 +0.00922600 +0.0030891         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.22353 03 15 08.3  +16 21 56                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.22353 2 +0.00558497 +0.00922814 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.25903 03 14 50.1  +16 27 20                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.25903 2 +0.00558375 +0.00922916 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.27041 03 14 44.0  +16 28 30                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.27041 2 +0.00558336 +0.00922949 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.28244 03 14 36.6  +16 31 18                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.28244 2 +0.00558294 +0.00922983 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.31645 03 14 20.4  +16 36 23                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.31645 2 +0.00558178 +0.00923081 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.32816 03 14 13.7  +16 38 20                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.32816 2 +0.00558138 +0.00923115 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.35127 03 14 01.0  +16 42 17                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.35127 2 +0.00558059 +0.00923181 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.36293 03 13 53.4  +16 44 05                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.36293 2 +0.00558019 +0.00923215 +0.0030892         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.38618 03 13 41.1  +16 48 19                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.38618 2 +0.00557939 +0.00923281 +0.0030893         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.39867 03 13 34.0  +16 50 34                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.39867 2 +0.00557897 +0.00923317 +0.0030893         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.42298 03 13 19.9  +16 54 54                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.42298 2 +0.00557814 +0.00923387 +0.0030893         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.43548 03 13 12.7  +16 57 21                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.43548 2 +0.00557771 +0.00923423 +0.0030893         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.45979 03 12 58.0  +17 02 11                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.45979 2 +0.00557689 +0.00923492 +0.0030893         249
        CJ98J020  S1998 05 11.47715 03 12 46.8  +17 05 45                        249
        CJ98J020  s1998 05 11.47715 2 +0.00557630 +0.00923542 +0.0030893         249
    
    Observer details:
    249 SOHO.  SOHO-LASCO coronagraphs C3 and C2.  Comet detection by D. A.
        Biesecker.  Astrometric measurements by S. Gregory and D. A. Biesecker,
        reduction by G. V. Williams.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/1998 J2 (SOHO)
    T 1998 May 11.6817 TT                                   Marsden
    q   0.005511             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   83.4890      +0.1737046      -0.9838471
                       Node     4.2898      -0.9623475      -0.1789073
    e   1.0            Incl.  144.6650      +0.2090791      -0.0060848
    From 31 observations 1998 May 10-11.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 1999 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1999-D04
    

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