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    M.P.E.C. 2002-W47                                Issued 2002 Nov. 27, 19:27 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 U2 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK02U020  C2002 11 06.95909 12 14 26.90 +76 03 41.6                      048
        CK02U020  C2002 11 06.96201 12 14 30.53 +76 03 38.7                      048
        CK02U020  C2002 11 06.96645 12 14 36.30 +76 03 32.5                      048
        CK02U020  C2002 11 06.96940 12 14 40.21 +76 03 29.6                      048
        CK02U020  C2002 11 10.83792 13 23 56.80 +73 58 52.7                      048
        CK02U020  C2002 11 10.84069 13 23 59.38 +73 58 45.5                      048
        CK02U020  C2002 11 10.84347 13 24 01.66 +73 58 38.1                      048
        CK02U020  C2002 11 26.98967 15 37 26.27 +60 06 35.3          17.1 N      J95
        CK02U020  C2002 11 26.99222 15 37 26.99 +60 06 26.8          16.7 N      J95
        CK02U020  C2002 11 26.99395 15 37 27.46 +60 06 20.9          16.9 N      J95
    
    Observer details:
    048 Hradec Kralove.  Observer M. Lehky.  0.40-m f/5 reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2002 U2 (LINEAR)
    T 2002 Dec. 31.9831 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.208635             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   95.8443      -0.3990048      -0.7428335
                       Node    38.7759      -0.0331374      -0.5742073
    e   1.0            Incl.   59.1349      +0.9163499      -0.3442155
    From 115 observations 2002 Oct. 25-Nov. 26.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-W47
    

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