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  • MPEC 2002-M05 : COMET P/2002 JN16 (LINEAR)

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    M.P.E.C. 2002-M05                                Issued 2002 June 17, 17:48 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                              COMET P/2002 JN16 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 09.59389 15 21 07.12 -11 41 38.0                      349
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 09.59904 15 21 07.02 -11 41 34.7                      349
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 09.60177 15 21 06.95 -11 41 33.2          17.2 T      349
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 10.24268 15 21 02.63 -11 34 37.8          17.7 T      704
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 10.25614 15 21 02.47 -11 34 30.0          18.0 T      704
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 10.26963 15 21 02.35 -11 34 21.0          17.9 T      704
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 10.28334 15 21 02.21 -11 34 13.7          17.5 T      704
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 10.29670 15 21 02.09 -11 34 03.1          17.8 T      704
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 11.87587 15 20 54.22 -11 17 36.4          16.9 T      213
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 11.88051 15 20 54.29 -11 17 32.6          16.9 T      213
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 11.90125 15 20 54.05 -11 17 20.3          17.1 T      204
        PK02J16N IC2002 06 11.93156 15 20 53.83 -11 17 01.8          16.6 T      204
        PK02J16N  C2002 06 11.96693 15 20 53.61 -11 16 39.7                      204
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/3.62 reflector
        + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves N.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.25-m
        f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + 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:
        P/2002 JN16 (LINEAR)
    T 2002 July 27.5759 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.790151             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1516949      Peri.   39.6297      -0.0147954      +0.9883222
    a   3.481946       Node   230.0761      -0.9602261      -0.0563405
    e   0.485876       Incl.   11.4058      -0.2788314      +0.1415801
    P   6.50
    From 105 observations 2002 May 9-June 11.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-M05
    

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