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    M.P.E.C. 2003-B20                                Issued 2003 Jan. 25, 17:57 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 V2 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK02V020  C2003 01 08.50211 04 38 18.95 +09 46 00.0          18.4 T      360
        CK02V020  C2003 01 08.50664 04 38 18.73 +09 45 59.8                      360
        CK02V020  C2003 01 17.79657 04 30 31.69 +09 49 31.4                      246
        CK02V020  C2003 01 17.79896 04 30 31.56 +09 49 31.1                      246
        CK02V020  C2003 01 17.79978 04 30 31.57 +09 49 31.8                      246
        CK02V020  C2003 01 17.80069 04 30 31.47 +09 49 31.4                      246
        CK02V020  C2003 01 17.80381 04 30 31.40 +09 49 31.8                      246
    
    Observer details:
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  1.06-m KLENOT
        Telescope + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2002 V2 (LINEAR)
    T 2003 May 13.1184 TT                                   MPC
    q   6.813150             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  314.6175      +0.4196766      +0.9042271
                       Node    20.2141      +0.8840268      -0.4269344
    e   1.0            Incl.  166.7791      +0.2058354      -0.0100150
    From 109 observations 2002 Nov. 5-2003 Jan. 17.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2002 V2 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2003 01 21    04 28.07   +09 51.4    6.235    6.853   125.5     6.7  18.3
    2003 01 31    04 21.21   +09 59.4    6.386    6.846   114.0     7.6  18.4
    2003 02 10    04 15.64   +10 10.3    6.553    6.840   102.8     8.1  18.4
    2003 02 20    04 11.33   +10 23.7    6.730    6.835    91.9     8.3  18.5
    2003 03 02    04 08.24   +10 39.1    6.909    6.830    81.3     8.2  18.5
    2003 03 12    04 06.26   +10 56.0    7.084    6.825    71.0     7.9  18.6
    2003 03 22    04 05.27   +11 13.9    7.249    6.822    61.0     7.3  18.6
    2003 04 01    04 05.14   +11 32.2    7.399    6.819    51.3     6.6  18.7
    2003 04 11    04 05.72   +11 50.6    7.530    6.816    41.8     5.6  18.7
    2003 04 21    04 06.89   +12 08.5    7.639    6.815    32.6     4.6  18.7
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-B20
    

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