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  • MPEC 2002-H07 : COMET C/2002 F1 (UTSUNOMIYA)

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    M.P.E.C. 2002-H07                                Issued 2002 Apr. 16, 18:28 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/2002 F1 (UTSUNOMIYA)
    
    Observations:
        CK02F010  C2002 04 04.79237 23 14 02.25 +22 07 47.6           8.2 T      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 04.81399 23 14 12.03 +22 09 11.8                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 04.81453 23 14 12.25 +22 09 14.0                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 04.81567 23 14 12.80 +22 09 18.5                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.79525 23 21 45.43 +23 13 03.4                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.79531 23 21 45.46 +23 13 03.5                      300
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.79581 23 21 45.70 +23 13 05.6                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.79648 23 21 45.99 +23 13 08.4                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.79705 23 21 46.26 +23 13 10.5           8.1 T      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80112 23 21 48.13 +23 13 26.6                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80184 23 21 48.50 +23 13 29.2                      300
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80236 23 21 48.78 +23 13 31.3                      300
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80249 23 21 48.83 +23 13 31.7                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80288 23 21 48.98 +23 13 33.4                      300
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80417 23 21 49.56 +23 13 38.3                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80603 23 21 50.45 +23 13 45.6                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 05.80704 23 21 50.96 +23 13 49.7           8.2 T      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.80027 00 26 43.58 +29 59 08.3           5.2 T      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.80214 00 26 44.82 +29 59 13.8                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.80255 00 26 45.09 +29 59 14.6                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.80378 00 26 45.89 +29 59 18.3                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.80419 00 26 46.12 +29 59 19.0                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.81058 00 26 50.14 +29 59 37.2                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.81233 00 26 51.27 +29 59 41.5                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.81686 00 26 54.13 +29 59 55.7                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.81925 00 26 55.80 +30 00 01.8                      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.82112 00 26 56.91 +30 00 08.5           5.6 T      340
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.82404 00 26 58.88 +30 00 16.2           5.6 T      352
        CK02F010  C2002 04 12.82521 00 26 59.68 +30 00 19.7                      352
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.80138 00 37 35.66 +30 43 10.8           5.3 T      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.80410 00 37 37.46 +30 43 18.0                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.80463 00 37 37.83 +30 43 19.2                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.80572 00 37 38.53 +30 43 21.8                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.80679 00 37 39.26 +30 43 24.6                      349
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.81742 00 37 46.35 +30 43 49.9                      367
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.81845 00 37 47.06 +30 43 52.5                      367
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.81949 00 37 47.70 +30 43 55.2                      367
        CK02F010  C2002 04 13.82053 00 37 48.44 +30 43 57.6                      367
    
    Observer details:
    300 Bisei Spaceguard Center--BATTeRS.  Observers A. Asami, D. J. Asher,
        T. Fuse, N. Hashimoto, A. I. Ibrahim, S. Isobe, K. Nishiyama, Y. Oshima,
        J. Terazono, H. Umehara, T. Urata, M. Yoshikawa.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector
        + CCD.
    340 Toyonaka.  Observer Y. Ezaki.  0.3-m f/6.0 reflector + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.18-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    352 Konan.  Observer M. Hotta.  0.28-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    367 Yatsuka.  Observer H. Abe.  0.26-m f/6.0 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2002 F1 (Utsunomiya)
    T 2002 Apr. 22.8953 TT                                  MPC
    q   0.438381             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  125.8826      -0.0695765      -0.3521136
                       Node   289.0304      +0.2286296      +0.9051027
    e   1.0            Incl.   80.8695      +0.9710240      -0.2383382
    From 136 observations 2002 Mar. 20-Apr. 13.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2002 F1 (Utsunomiya)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2002 04 16    01 02.58   +32 00.2    1.178    0.473    23.3    57.1   5.6
    2002 04 21    02 02.30   +32 50.9    1.187    0.441    21.2    55.5   5.3
    2002 04 26    02 58.36   +30 42.6    1.223    0.446    20.2    51.3   5.4
    2002 05 01    03 44.24   +26 32.8    1.279    0.485    20.4    46.4   5.9
    2002 05 06    04 19.59   +21 37.5    1.346    0.551    21.5    42.2   6.6
    2002 05 11    04 47.00   +16 44.1    1.421    0.630    23.0    38.8   7.3
    2002 05 16    05 09.02   +12 11.9    1.499    0.718    24.7    36.0   7.9
    2002 05 21    05 27.43   +08 05.3    1.578    0.808    26.4    33.8   8.6
    2002 05 26    05 43.37   +04 22.7    1.658    0.900    28.1    32.0   9.1
    2002 05 31    05 57.56   +01 01.1    1.736    0.992    29.7    30.4   9.7
    2002 06 05    06 10.47   -02 03.1    1.813    1.083    31.2    29.1  10.1
    2002 06 10    06 22.44   -04 53.0    1.889    1.172    32.8    28.0  10.6
    2002 06 15    06 33.66   -07 31.3    1.963    1.260    34.2    27.0  11.0
    2002 06 20    06 44.29   -10 00.2    2.035    1.347    35.7    26.1  11.3
    2002 06 25    06 54.44   -12 21.5    2.105    1.432    37.1    25.3  11.7
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-H07
    

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