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    M.P.E.C. 2001-Y11                                Issued 2001 Dec. 18, 18:42 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://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET C/2001 X1 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK01X010  C2001 12 14.46645 12 14 48.55 -08 32 39.8          16.8 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 14.48171 12 14 47.60 -08 33 12.6          16.8 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 14.49691 12 14 46.67 -08 33 45.2          16.8 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 14.51243 12 14 45.61 -08 34 17.6          16.7 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 15.15204 12 14 04.78 -08 56 58.3          15.9 N      046
        CK01X010  C2001 12 15.15334 12 14 04.69 -08 57 01.1                      046
        CK01X010  C2001 12 15.15433 12 14 04.64 -08 57 03.6                      046
        CK01X010  C2001 12 15.15536 12 14 04.61 -08 57 05.9                      046
        CK01X010  C2001 12 16.69122 12 12 19.90 -09 52 45.4          16.9 N      428
        CK01X010  C2001 12 16.69424 12 12 19.62 -09 52 52.4          14.2 T      428
        CK01X010  C2001 12 16.69729 12 12 19.43 -09 52 59.2          14.0 T      428
        CK01X010  C2001 12 17.44317 12 11 25.09 -10 20 50.8          17.2 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 17.45846 12 11 23.55 -10 21 22.3          18.8 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 17.47375 12 11 22.44 -10 22 00.9          17.0 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 17.48902 12 11 21.25 -10 22 34.1          17.4 T      704
        CK01X010  C2001 12 17.50429 12 11 19.64 -10 23 11.1          17.2 T      704
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy, P. Jelinek.  0.57-m f/5.2 reflector
        + CCD.
    428 Reedy Creek.  Observer J. Broughton.  0.25-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, S. Adams, J. Piscitelli.  Measurers
        J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. B. Evans, H. Viggh.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2001 X1 (LINEAR)
    T 2002 Jan. 8.958 TT                                    MPC
    q   1.69398              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  202.804       -0.774008       +0.517333
                       Node   336.066       +0.623585       +0.522846
    e   1.0            Incl.  115.855       -0.109789       -0.677495
    From 25 observations 2001 Dec. 13-17.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2001 X1 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2001 12 17    12 11.96   -10 04.2    1.623    1.721    78.4    34.1  14.4
    2001 12 27    11 55.55   -17 02.6    1.401    1.703    89.4    35.3  14.0
    2002 01 06    11 26.72   -25 45.5    1.209    1.694   100.7    34.8  13.7
    2002 01 16    10 36.76   -35 43.9    1.074    1.697   111.0    32.8  13.5
    2002 01 26    09 17.25   -44 12.0    1.028    1.709   116.2    31.1  13.4
    2002 02 05    07 40.84   -47 08.5    1.084    1.731   113.5    31.5  13.6
    2002 02 15    06 22.37   -44 42.3    1.223    1.763   105.3    32.7  13.9
    2002 02 25    05 33.55   -40 20.5    1.415    1.803    95.5    33.1  14.3
    2002 03 07    05 05.69   -36 09.1    1.633    1.852    86.1    32.3  14.7
    2002 03 17    04 50.20   -32 41.7    1.858    1.907    77.5    30.6  15.1
    2002 03 27    04 42.02   -29 59.7    2.078    1.969    69.8    28.4  15.5
    2002 04 06    04 38.33   -27 56.7    2.286    2.037    63.0    26.0  15.9
    2002 04 16    04 37.52   -26 26.5    2.476    2.109    57.2    23.6  16.2
    2002 04 26    04 38.60   -25 24.3    2.646    2.185    52.5    21.4  16.5
    2002 05 06    04 40.91   -24 46.8    2.793    2.265    49.1    19.7  16.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-Y11
    

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