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  • MPEC 2002-R16 : COMET P/2002 O5 (NEAT)

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    M.P.E.C. 2002-R16                                Issued 2002 Sept. 5, 21:58 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 P/2002 O5 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        PK02O050  C2002 08 31.91973 18 07 41.11 +16 49 15.1          17.1 T      J95
        PK02O050  C2002 08 31.92448 18 07 42.01 +16 49 20.8          17.3 T      J95
        PK02O050  C2002 08 31.92535 18 07 42.22 +16 49 21.5          17.8 T      J95
        PK02O050  C2002 08 31.92622 18 07 42.35 +16 49 21.7          17.6 T      J95
        PK02O050  C2002 09 01.84391 18 10 56.85 +17 08 27.3          17.9 T      170
        PK02O050  C2002 09 01.84627 18 10 57.33 +17 08 29.5          17.9 T      170
        PK02O050  C2002 09 01.85182 18 10 58.68 +17 08 37.5          17.9 T      170
        PK02O050  C2002 09 02.81284 18 14 21.28 +17 27 38.9          17.2 T      213
        PK02O050  C2002 09 02.81591 18 14 21.82 +17 27 42.9          17.2 T      213
        PK02O050  C2002 09 02.82255 18 14 23.22 +17 27 50.6          17.2 T      213
    
    Observer details:
    170 Observatorio de Begues.  Observer J. Manteca.  0.31-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves N.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.25-m
        f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.3-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2002 O5 (NEAT)
    T 2002 Aug. 3.1032 TT                                   MPC
    q   1.174191             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1980607      Peri.   15.3073      +0.4458825      +0.8277527
    a   2.914767       Node   282.2127      -0.8534769      +0.2784885
    e   0.597158       Incl.   20.3953      -0.2697516      +0.4871034
    P   4.98
    From 228 observations 2002 July 30-Sept. 2.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-R16
    

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