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    M.P.E.C. 2002-V36                                Issued 2002 Nov. 8, 20:49 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 T1 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK02T010  C2002 09 29.42069 01 45 42.24 -04 45 46.8          16.3 N      608
        PK02T010  C2002 09 29.43172 01 45 41.70 -04 44 30.6          16.5 N      608
        PK02T010  C2002 09 29.44228 01 45 41.15 -04 43 17.6          16.5 N      608
        PK02T010  C2002 10 21.68235 01 21 39.21 +38 22 05.0                      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 21.68358 01 21 39.14 +38 22 10.8                      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 21.68468 01 21 38.99 +38 22 16.8                      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 21.68841 01 21 38.66 +38 22 35.8          16.5 T      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 27.68454 01 14 25.06 +45 41 40.4                      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 27.68648 01 14 24.97 +45 41 47.4                      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 27.68804 01 14 24.84 +45 41 52.3                      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 27.68937 01 14 24.72 +45 41 58.5                      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 27.69240 01 14 24.49 +45 42 08.2          16.7 T      349
        PK02T010  C2002 10 28.93537 01 13 05.88 +46 56 03.4          16.9 T      204
        PK02T010  C2002 10 28.93650 01 13 05.84 +46 56 06.9          16.9 T      204
        PK02T010  C2002 10 28.93749 01 13 05.70 +46 56 10.0          16.7 T      204
        PK02T010  C2002 10 28.93975 01 13 05.50 +46 56 17.9          16.5 T      204
        PK02T010  C2002 10 29.52490 01 12 30.00 +47 29 18.1          17.4 T      379
        PK02T010  C2002 10 29.52855 01 12 29.77 +47 29 30.7                      379
        PK02T010  C2002 10 29.53456 01 12 29.49 +47 29 51.1                      340
        PK02T010  C2002 10 29.53493 01 12 29.30 +47 29 53.6                      379
        PK02T010  C2002 10 29.53775 01 12 29.20 +47 30 00.7                      340
        PK02T010  C2002 10 29.54024 01 12 29.06 +47 30 10.3          17.0 T      340
        PK02T010  C2002 10 31.99240 01 10 07.82 +49 35 50.8          17.4 T      939
        PK02T010  C2002 10 31.99625 01 10 07.56 +49 36 01.9          17.3 T      939
        PK02T010  C2002 11 01.00586 01 10 06.89 +49 36 28.2          17.3 T      939
        PK02T010  C2002 11 01.96308 01 09 19.97 +50 20 33.3          17.7 T      212
        PK02T010  C2002 11 01.96586 01 09 18.88 +50 20 40.8          17.8 T      212
        PK02T010  C2002 11 02.04617 01 09 16.47 +50 24 10.2          17.7 T      785
        PK02T010  C2002 11 02.07153 01 09 14.92 +50 25 16.9          17.9 T      785
        PK02T010  C2002 11 04.89895 01 07 13.66 +52 19 43.4          17.1 T      213
        PK02T010  C2002 11 04.90050 01 07 13.69 +52 19 46.7          17.1 T      213
        PK02T010  C2002 11 05.58784 01 06 48.86 +52 44 32.3          17.9 T      360
        PK02T010  C2002 11 05.59100 01 06 48.69 +52 44 38.9                      360
        PK02T010  C2002 11 05.59402 01 06 48.57 +52 44 45.2                      360
        PK02T010  C2002 11 07.36412 01 05 55.74 +53 43 02.7          17.9 T      785
        PK02T010  C2002 11 07.87807 01 05 46.74 +53 58 53.5                      J95
        PK02T010  C2002 11 07.88038 01 05 46.69 +53 58 58.9          17.7 N      J95
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer A. Aletti.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    212 Observatorio La Dehesilla.  Observer I. Almendros.  0.26-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves N.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.25-m
        f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + 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, 0.25-m f/5.0
        reflector + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/6.0 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    379 Hamamatsu-Yuto.  Observer S. Wakuda.  0.25-m f/5.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    608 Haleakala-NEAT/MSSS.  Observers E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. Lawrence,
        P. Kervin, R. Maeda, J. Africano, M. Hicks.  1.2-m reflector + CCD.
    785 Fitz-Randolph Observatory, Princeton.  Observers J. Maffei, H. Ashley.
        0.91-m reflector + CCD.
    939 Observatorio Rodeno.  Observer J. Castellano.  0.20-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.3-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2002 T1 (LINEAR)
    T 2002 Oct. 8.0836 TT                                   MPC
    q   1.192076             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1473379      Peri.    1.3100      +0.9576408      -0.2719935
    a   3.550257       Node    15.5047      +0.2608818      +0.6804077
    e   0.664228       Incl.   20.7186      +0.1219214      +0.6804887
    P   6.69
    From 349 observations 2002 Sept. 29-Nov. 7.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2002 T1 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2002 11 02    01 09.29   +50 22.0    0.293    1.234   140.9    30.5  16.2
    2002 11 07    01 06.12   +53 31.7    0.326    1.252   137.7    32.2  16.5
    2002 11 12    01 05.00   +55 46.2    0.361    1.272   135.3    33.2  16.8
    2002 11 17    01 06.09   +57 19.1    0.398    1.295   133.5    33.6  17.1
    2002 11 22    01 09.36   +58 20.3    0.437    1.321   132.1    33.7  17.4
    2002 11 27    01 14.67   +58 57.1    0.477    1.348   130.9    33.6  17.7
    2002 12 02    01 21.81   +59 14.9    0.519    1.378   129.9    33.3  18.0
    2002 12 07    01 30.55   +59 17.8    0.563    1.409   128.9    32.9  18.2
    2002 12 12    01 40.65   +59 09.2    0.609    1.442   128.0    32.6  18.5
    2002 12 17    01 51.80   +58 51.7    0.657    1.476   127.0    32.2  18.8
    2002 12 22    02 03.76   +58 27.1    0.707    1.511   125.9    31.8  19.0
    2002 12 27    02 16.29   +57 56.8    0.760    1.547   124.7    31.5  19.3
    2003 01 01    02 29.23   +57 22.0    0.815    1.585   123.4    31.2  19.6
    2003 01 06    02 42.45   +56 43.8    0.872    1.622   121.9    31.0  19.8
    2003 01 11    02 55.82   +56 03.2    0.932    1.661   120.2    30.8  20.1
    2003 01 16    03 09.25   +55 20.9    0.995    1.700   118.5    30.6  20.3
    2003 01 21    03 22.65   +54 37.5    1.060    1.739   116.6    30.4  20.5
    2003 01 26    03 35.96   +53 53.2    1.128    1.779   114.6    30.2  20.8
    2003 01 31    03 49.15   +53 08.4    1.199    1.819   112.4    30.0  21.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-V36
    

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