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  • MPEC 2002-U58 : COMET C/2002 T7 (LINEAR)

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    M.P.E.C. 2002-U58                                Issued 2002 Oct. 31, 21:18 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 T7 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.39970 05 57 45.55 +28 07 57.9          17.2 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.41626 05 57 45.04 +28 07 59.1          17.4 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.41702 05 57 44.97 +28 07 58.9          17.4 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.43413 05 57 44.45 +28 08 00.0          17.6 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.44899 05 57 44.02 +28 08 01.2          17.5 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.45141 05 57 43.87 +28 08 01.4          17.8 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.46536 05 57 43.49 +28 08 02.1          17.7 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.46866 05 57 43.34 +28 08 02.5          17.7 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.48585 05 57 42.81 +28 08 04.0          17.6 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.95866 05 57 28.28 +28 08 37.2          16.8 T      213
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.96433 05 57 28.15 +28 08 36.5          16.8 T      213
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.96742 05 57 28.00 +28 08 36.5          16.8 T      213
        CK02T070  C2002 10 29.97034 05 57 27.90 +28 08 36.6          16.8 T      213
        CK02T070  C2002 10 31.05887 05 56 53.48 +28 09 53.8                      118
        CK02T070  C2002 10 31.06124 05 56 53.39 +28 09 53.9                      118
        CK02T070  C2002 10 31.06794 05 56 53.19 +28 09 54.8          16.9 T      118
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers L. Kornos, J. Toth.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves N.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.25-m
        f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, S. Adams, D. Torres, T. Brothers,
        S. Partridge.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. B. Evans, H. Viggh.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2002 T7 (LINEAR)
    T 2004 Apr. 23.4344 TT                                  MPC
    q   0.614237             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  157.7972      +0.4336514      -0.8380778
                       Node    94.8645      -0.8685991      -0.2910481
    e   1.0            Incl.  160.5968      -0.2397542      -0.4614288
    From 104 observations 2002 Oct. 12-31.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2002 T7 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2002 10 23    06 00.74   +28 00.3    6.272    6.811   119.1     7.3  16.3
    2002 11 02    05 55.83   +28 12.1    6.040    6.722   130.1     6.5  16.2
    2002 11 12    05 49.50   +28 22.9    5.830    6.632   141.4     5.3  16.0
    2002 11 22    05 41.86   +28 31.5    5.647    6.542   153.0     3.9  15.9
    2002 12 02    05 33.10   +28 37.0    5.495    6.451   164.6     2.3  15.8
    2002 12 12    05 23.52   +28 38.5    5.380    6.360   174.1     0.9  15.7
    2002 12 22    05 13.56   +28 35.4    5.301    6.268   168.4     1.8  15.6
    2003 01 01    05 03.66   +28 27.8    5.259    6.175   156.8     3.6  15.5
    2003 01 11    04 54.28   +28 16.6    5.252    6.082   144.8     5.3  15.4
    2003 01 21    04 45.84   +28 03.0    5.275    5.988   132.9     6.9  15.4
    2003 01 31    04 38.62   +27 48.3    5.323    5.894   121.2     8.2  15.3
    2003 02 10    04 32.82   +27 34.2    5.390    5.799   109.8     9.2  15.3
    2003 02 20    04 28.54   +27 21.8    5.467    5.703    98.8     9.9  15.2
    2003 03 02    04 25.75   +27 11.9    5.550    5.606    88.1    10.2  15.2
    2003 03 12    04 24.40   +27 05.2    5.632    5.509    77.9    10.2  15.2
    2003 03 22    04 24.38   +27 01.9    5.706    5.411    67.9     9.8  15.1
    2003 04 01    04 25.56   +27 01.8    5.768    5.312    58.3     9.2  15.1
    2003 04 11    04 27.79   +27 04.9    5.814    5.212    49.1     8.3  15.0
    2003 04 21    04 30.95   +27 10.8    5.840    5.112    40.1     7.3  14.9
    2003 05 01    04 34.89   +27 19.1    5.844    5.010    31.3     6.0  14.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-U58
    

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