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  • MPEC 2002-Y08 : COMET C/2002 T7 (LINEAR)

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    M.P.E.C. 2002-Y08                                Issued 2002 Dec. 16, 20:17 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 12 06.29849 05 29 03.46 +28 38 12.6          16.6 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 06.31392 05 29 02.60 +28 38 13.0          16.8 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 06.32938 05 29 01.91 +28 38 14.1          19.9 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 06.34482 05 29 00.70 +28 38 13.6          16.9 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 07.29222 05 28 06.29 +28 38 21.1          16.7 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 07.30741 05 28 05.42 +28 38 21.3          16.9 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 07.32251 05 28 04.52 +28 38 21.6          17.2 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 07.33798 05 28 03.62 +28 38 21.6          16.9 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 07.35328 05 28 02.73 +28 38 21.6          17.1 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.94483 05 25 32.29 +28 38 32.8                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.94596 05 25 32.19 +28 38 32.8                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.94709 05 25 32.16 +28 38 32.8                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.94823 05 25 32.03 +28 38 32.8                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.94935 05 25 31.99 +28 38 32.9                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.95049 05 25 31.95 +28 38 33.0                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.95162 05 25 31.88 +28 38 32.9                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.95275 05 25 31.81 +28 38 32.8                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.95388 05 25 31.74 +28 38 33.1                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.95501 05 25 31.68 +28 38 33.2                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.95615 05 25 31.59 +28 38 32.7                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 09.95728 05 25 31.50 +28 38 33.2                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.28999 05 25 12.08 +28 38 33.2          16.9 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.29117 05 25 12.01 +28 38 33.9          17.1 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.30544 05 25 11.16 +28 38 33.3          17.1 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.30675 05 25 11.08 +28 38 33.6          17.1 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.32062 05 25 10.26 +28 38 33.1          17.3 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.32229 05 25 10.18 +28 38 33.7          17.2 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.33580 05 25 09.36 +28 38 33.3          17.3 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.51045 05 24 59.24 +28 38 33.3          16.1 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.51375 05 24 59.02 +28 38 33.3          16.4 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.51840 05 24 58.75 +28 38 33.4          16.5 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.52256 05 24 58.49 +28 38 33.5          16.2 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.52870 05 24 58.16 +28 38 33.5                      340
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.53123 05 24 57.98 +28 38 33.7                      340
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.53767 05 24 57.59 +28 38 33.3                      340
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.54057 05 24 57.36 +28 38 33.3          15.7 T      340
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.77347 05 24 43.78 +28 38 32.4                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.77461 05 24 43.65 +28 38 32.3                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.77686 05 24 43.52 +28 38 32.1                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.77799 05 24 43.47 +28 38 32.5                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.79832 05 24 42.30 +28 38 32.4                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.79946 05 24 42.25 +28 38 32.6                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.80059 05 24 42.17 +28 38 33.2                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 10.80171 05 24 42.11 +28 38 32.6                      A46
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.26611 05 24 14.76 +28 38 32.4                      670
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.27032 05 24 14.51 +28 38 32.3                      670
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.30129 05 24 12.64 +28 38 32.4          16.8 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.31709 05 24 11.71 +28 38 32.8          16.9 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.33222 05 24 10.78 +28 38 31.2          16.6 T      H43
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.33261 05 24 10.82 +28 38 31.9          16.9 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.33642 05 24 10.65 +28 38 31.6          16.5 T      H43
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.34813 05 24 09.83 +28 38 31.0          17.1 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.36386 05 24 08.92 +28 38 32.1          16.8 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.52912 05 23 59.27 +28 38 32.0          15.8 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.53275 05 23 59.05 +28 38 31.2          16.4 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.53760 05 23 58.82 +28 38 31.7          16.1 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.54462 05 23 58.42 +28 38 31.3          16.6 N      379
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.93392 05 23 35.40 +28 38 29.5          16.3 N      J97
        CK02T070  C2002 12 11.94786 05 23 34.50 +28 38 30.8          16.3 N      J97
        CK02T070  C2002 12 13.73284 05 21 48.72 +28 38 17.2          16.1 T      360
        CK02T070  C2002 12 13.73672 05 21 48.47 +28 38 17.1                      360
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.28598 05 21 15.91 +28 38 11.8          16.4 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.31266 05 21 14.33 +28 38 10.8          15.4 T      H43
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.31516 05 21 14.15 +28 38 11.8          17.7 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.32955 05 21 13.33 +28 38 11.4          17.1 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.33201 05 21 13.03 +28 38 10.1          15.9 T      H43
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.34400 05 21 12.38 +28 38 11.6          17.5 T      704
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.93828 05 20 37.00 +28 38 04.6          16.2 T      939
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.94213 05 20 36.78 +28 38 04.2          16.1 T      939
        CK02T070  C2002 12 14.94987 05 20 36.35 +28 38 03.6          16.1 T      939
        CK02T070  C2002 12 15.28506 05 20 16.32 +28 37 58.8          15.8 T      H43
        CK02T070  C2002 12 15.31662 05 20 14.37 +28 37 59.2          16.0 T      H43
    
    Observer details:
    340 Toyonaka.  Details not available.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Details not available.
    379 Hamamatsu-Yuto.  Details not available.
    670 Camarillo.  Observer J. E. Rogers.  0.30-m f/6.7 Helin Telescope + 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. Evans, P. Hopman.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + 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.
    J97 Alginet.  Observer T. Climent Garcia.  0.25-m f/4 Schmidt-Cassegrain +CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2002 T7 (LINEAR)
    T 2004 Apr. 23.3252 TT                                  MPC
    q   0.613678             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  157.7919      +0.4333145      -0.8380422
                       Node    94.8423      -0.8688099      -0.2906258
    e   1.0            Incl.  160.5651      -0.2395993      -0.4617596
    From 378 observations 2002 Oct. 12-Dec. 15.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-Y08
    

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