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    M.P.E.C. 2002-X57                                Issued 2002 Dec.  9, 21:16 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 V1 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.95309 03 50 14.89 +16 40 03.9          14   T      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.95678 03 50 13.89 +16 40 03.6                      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.95828 03 50 13.44 +16 40 03.4                      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.95940 03 50 13.15 +16 40 03.3                      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.96053 03 50 12.81 +16 40 03.2          14.2 T      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.96203 03 50 12.40 +16 40 03.0          15.1 N      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.96315 03 50 12.08 +16 40 02.9          15.0 N      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.97680 03 50 08.30 +16 40 01.9                      204
        CK02V010  C2002 11 30.99905 03 50 02.11 +16 40 00.3          15.2 N      204
        CK02V010  C2002 12 01.14162 03 49 23.17 +16 39 50.1          14.1 T      921
        CK02V010  C2002 12 01.14534 03 49 22.01 +16 39 50.8          13.5 T      921
        CK02V010  C2002 12 01.15118 03 49 20.40 +16 39 50.4          13.9 T      921
        CK02V010  C2002 12 01.15309 03 49 19.92 +16 39 49.5          13.2 T      921
        CK02V010  C2002 12 01.15829 03 49 18.44 +16 39 49.5          13.4 T      921
        CK02V010  C2002 12 03.75788 03 36 54.31 +16 35 09.6                      619
        CK02V010  C2002 12 03.75961 03 36 53.76 +16 35 09.9                      619
        CK02V010  C2002 12 03.76135 03 36 53.26 +16 35 09.9                      619
        CK02V010  C2002 12 03.92223 03 36 05.22 +16 34 48.9          14.7 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 03.92294 03 36 05.00 +16 34 48.7          14.6 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 03.92389 03 36 04.72 +16 34 48.7          14.7 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 03.93839 03 36 00.43 +16 34 45.9          14.4 T      442
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.19179 03 34 45.24 +16 34 09.8          13.9 T      333
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.19980 03 34 42.70 +16 34 11.7          13.7 T      333
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.20782 03 34 40.38 +16 34 06.9          13.7 T      333
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.83961 03 31 30.45 +16 32 31.1          14.9 N      J97
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.84352 03 31 29.26 +16 32 29.5          15.0 N      J97
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.84540 03 31 28.81 +16 32 28.8          15.0 N      J97
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.84728 03 31 28.20 +16 32 28.8          15.0 N      J97
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.86402 03 31 22.96 +16 32 25.9          14.9 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.86575 03 31 22.46 +16 32 25.6          14.9 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.86725 03 31 21.99 +16 32 25.5          14.8 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.92750 03 31 03.52 +16 32 16.2          14.0 T      442
        CK02V010  C2002 12 04.93038 03 31 02.61 +16 32 15.8          14.0 T      442
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.07712 03 30 18.41 +16 31 50.1          12.7 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.08059 03 30 17.32 +16 31 49.5          13.0 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.08406 03 30 16.27 +16 31 49.0          13.2 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.08753 03 30 15.01 +16 31 48.6          12.4 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.09101 03 30 14.32 +16 31 48.5          12.6 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.09448 03 30 13.07 +16 31 47.4          13.0 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.21741 03 29 35.47 +16 31 27.6          15.9 T      704
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.23285 03 29 30.63 +16 31 24.7          16.1 T      704
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.24812 03 29 25.87 +16 31 22.5          16.2 T      704
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.26333 03 29 21.13 +16 31 19.1          16.1 T      704
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.27866 03 29 16.30 +16 31 16.6          15.9 T      704
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.83135 03 26 27.05 +16 29 37.2          15.0 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.83218 03 26 26.79 +16 29 37.1          15.0 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.83300 03 26 26.54 +16 29 36.9          15.0 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.83463 03 26 26.01 +16 29 36.4          15.0 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.89247 03 26 08.00 +16 29 26.5          14.9 N      939
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.89873 03 26 06.02 +16 29 24.9          14.9 N      939
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.90344 03 26 04.57 +16 29 23.9          14.8 N      939
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.91770 03 26 00.02 +16 29 20.9          14.0 T      442
        CK02V010  C2002 12 05.91924 03 25 59.52 +16 29 20.8          14.0 T      442
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.27109 03 24 09.97 +16 28 13.4          15.4 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.28012 03 24 07.17 +16 28 11.7          15.1 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.32050 03 23 54.42 +16 28 03.1          15.0 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.77358 03 21 33.23 +16 26 28.9          14.8 N      170
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.77659 03 21 32.30 +16 26 28.2          14.8 N      170
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.77921 03 21 31.40 +16 26 27.8          14.8 N      170
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.80675 03 21 22.69 +16 26 23.3          14.9 N      J97
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.81028 03 21 21.58 +16 26 21.6          15.0 N      J97
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.81216 03 21 21.00 +16 26 21.5          15.0 N      J97
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.85407 03 21 07.72 +16 26 12.5          14.9 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.85479 03 21 07.51 +16 26 12.7          14.7 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.85632 03 21 06.96 +16 26 12.3          14.7 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.85824 03 21 06.36 +16 26 11.9          14.8 N      213
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.88140 03 20 59.03 +16 26 06.6          14.7 N      939
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.88770 03 20 57.03 +16 26 05.3          14.7 N      939
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.89396 03 20 55.03 +16 26 03.9          14.7 N      939
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.96311 03 20 32.94 +16 25 48.8          14.5 N      458
        CK02V010  C2002 12 06.96890 03 20 31.02 +16 25 45.7          14.5 N      458
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.00861 03 20 18.37 +16 25 38.3          14.6 N      232
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.01220 03 20 17.31 +16 25 38.7          14.7 N      232
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.01573 03 20 16.17 +16 25 37.9          14.7 N      232
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.06253 03 20 01.27 +16 25 26.7          14.7 N      J91
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.07916 03 19 55.96 +16 25 22.3          14.7 N      J91
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.19502 03 19 19.66 +16 24 58.1          15.8 T      750
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.20242 03 19 17.28 +16 24 56.5          15.8 T      750
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.28745 03 18 49.98 +16 24 37.7          15.3 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 07.32769 03 18 37.11 +16 24 28.6          15.8 N      H43
        CK02V010 IC2002 12 07.99963 03 15 03.03 +16 21 49.6          13.8 T      785
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.00498 03 15 01.35 +16 21 48.3          13.9 T      785
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.00885 03 15 00.10 +16 21 47.1          14.0 T      785
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.08366 03 14 35.94 +16 21 28.2          13.1 N      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.08713 03 14 34.83 +16 21 27.7          13.0 N      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.09060 03 14 33.71 +16 21 26.9          13.5 N      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.09407 03 14 32.62 +16 21 25.3          13.0 N      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.24688 03 13 42.85 +16 20 48.1          15.5 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.24975 03 13 41.91 +16 20 48.1          15.4 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.25140 03 13 41.32 +16 20 47.3          15.5 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.27459 03 13 33.79 +16 20 41.3          15.2 N      H43
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95035 03 09 54.52 +16 17 43.6                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95111 03 09 54.29 +16 17 43.3                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95267 03 09 53.75 +16 17 42.8                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95346 03 09 53.54 +16 17 42.5                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95424 03 09 53.25 +16 17 42.5                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95501 03 09 52.99 +16 17 41.9                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95579 03 09 52.74 +16 17 42.0                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95735 03 09 52.22 +16 17 41.4                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95812 03 09 52.00 +16 17 41.4                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95891 03 09 51.71 +16 17 40.8                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.95969 03 09 51.48 +16 17 40.9                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.96046 03 09 51.19 +16 17 40.7                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 08.96125 03 09 50.96 +16 17 40.7                      A46
        CK02V010  C2002 12 09.07316 03 09 14.90 +16 17 10.3          12.7 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 09.07663 03 09 13.74 +16 17 09.4          12.8 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 09.08010 03 09 12.60 +16 17 08.3          12.3 T      726
        CK02V010  C2002 12 09.08358 03 09 11.47 +16 17 07.2          12.6 T      726
    
    Observer details:
    170 Observatorio de Begues.  Observer J. Manteca.  0.31-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observers L. Buzzi, A. Aletti.  0.60-m f/4.64
        reflector.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/6.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    232 Masquefa Observatory.  Observer E. Reina.  0.25-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    333 Desert Eagle Observatory.  Observer W. K. Y. Yeung.  0.45-m f/3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    442 Gualba Observatory.  Observer A. Sanchez.  0.31-m f/3.3 Schimdt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    458 Guadarrama Observatory.  Observer D. Rodriguez.  0.20-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    619 Sabadell.  Observers R. Josa, J. Martinez.  0.50-m f/4 reflector.
    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. Evans, P. Hopman.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    726 Brainerd.  Observer J. Wentworth.  0.280-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    750 Hobbs Observatory, Fall Creek.  Observer R. Elliott.  0.6-m f/5 reflector
        + CCD.
    785 Fitz-Randolph Observatory, Princeton.  Observer A. J. Willman.  0.91-m
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    921 SW Institute for Space Research, Cloudcroft.  Observer A. Hale.  0.20-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    939 Observatorio Rodeno.  Observer J. Castellano.  0.20-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A46 Lelekovice.  Observer K. Hornoch.  0.35-m f/4.7 reflector + CCD.
    H43 Conway.  Observers P. C. Sherrod, B. M. Sherrod.  0.31-m f/3.75
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J91 Alt emporda Observatory, Figueres.  Observer C. Pineda.  0.25-m f/4.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J97 Alginet.  Observer T. Climent G.  0.25-m f/4 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2002 V1 (NEAT)
    T 2003 Feb. 18.2977 TT                                  MPC
    q   0.099318             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  152.1524      -0.4462800      -0.0908718
                       Node    64.0845      -0.8868883      -0.0878549
    e   1.0            Incl.   81.8108      +0.1194296      -0.9919798
    From 449 observations 2002 Nov. 6-Dec. 9.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-X57
    

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