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  • MPEC 2003-D27 : COMET C/2003 A2 (GLEASON)

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    M.P.E.C. 2003-D27                                Issued 2003 Feb. 26, 22:59 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/2003 A2 (GLEASON)
    
    Observations:
        CK03A020  C2003 02 22.84882 08 46 58.06 +14 27 13.3                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 22.84986 08 46 58.08 +14 27 13.5                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 22.85098 08 46 58.08 +14 27 13.0                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 22.85288 08 46 58.06 +14 27 13.7                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 24.87427 08 46 35.92 +14 29 34.7                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 24.87521 08 46 35.91 +14 29 35.3                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 24.87617 08 46 35.98 +14 29 35.0                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 24.87722 08 46 35.92 +14 29 35.1                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 24.87829 08 46 35.93 +14 29 35.3                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 24.87910 08 46 35.92 +14 29 35.2                      246
        CK03A020  C2003 02 25.82310 08 46 25.78 +14 30 42.6          20.4 N      024
    
    Observer details:
    024 Heidelberg-Koenigstuhl.  Observers S. Hoenig, O. Krause.  0.7-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy, M. Kocer.  1.06-m
        KLENOT Telescope + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2003 A2 (Gleason)
    Epoch 2003 Nov. 17.0 TT = JDT 2452960.5
    T 2003 Nov. 5.95865 TT                                  MPC
    q  11.4268855            (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  -0.0006115      Peri.  346.67254     -0.78050317     -0.62223941
     +/-0.0000175      Node   154.54448     +0.58565681     -0.76151320
    e   1.0069871      Incl.    8.06134     +0.21867991     -0.18142702
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    020108 644  0.0   0.3-    030111 858  1.8+  1.4+    030127 644  0.0   0.3+
    020108 644  0.6+  0.6-    030111 246  1.3+  1.4+    030127 644  0.0   0.0
    020108 644  0.2+  0.7-    030112 246  0.9+  1.5+    030128 620  0.7+  0.8-
    020206 644  0.2-  0.9+    030112 246  0.3-  0.5-    030128 620  0.8-  0.0
    020206 644  0.4-  0.6+    030112 246  0.4-  1.0+    030129 291  0.7-  0.4-
    020206 644  0.3-  0.6+    030112 246  0.8+  0.5-    030129 291  0.1-  0.3+
    020216 644  0.0   0.2-    030112 246  0.4+  0.0     030129 291  0.7-  0.7-
    020216 644  0.3+  0.0     030112 850 (2.2+  0.5-)   030201 246  0.1+  0.0
    020216 644  0.0   0.2-    030112 858  1.5+  0.4-    030201 246  0.2-  0.5-
    020305 644  0.4+  0.1+    030112 858  1.8+  0.9-    030201 246  0.6-  0.2+
    020305 644  0.3-  0.3-    030112 850 (2.8+  0.4+)   030201 246  0.1+  0.2-
    020305 644  0.3-  0.4+    030112 291  1.2-  0.6+    030201 246  0.0   0.7-
    021114 644  0.1-  0.6-    030112 291  0.7-  0.5-    030201 246  0.1+  0.3+
    021114 644  0.0   0.3-    030112 291  1.2-  0.6+    030202 360  0.2-  0.6-
    021114 644  0.3-  1.2-    030113 291  0.5-  0.0     030202 360  0.1-  0.8-
    021120 644  1.1-  0.5+    030113 291  0.2-  0.5+    030202 360  0.1-  0.5-
    030110 291  0.2-  0.5+    030113 291  0.0   0.2-    030206 360  0.5-  0.4-
    030110 291  0.2+  0.2+    030113 291  0.2+  0.3-    030206 360  0.7-  0.7-
    030110 291  0.3+  0.0     030113 291  0.4-  0.1-    030212 620  1.1+  0.4+
    030110 291  0.1-  0.3-    030113 291  0.3-  0.1+    030222 246  0.4-  0.4+
    030110 291  0.2+  0.4+    030113 413  0.6+  0.7-    030222 246  0.0   0.6+
    030110 291  0.5-  1.0+    030113 413  0.4+  0.6-    030222 246  0.2+  0.0
    030111 850 (3.1+  3.5-)   030113 413  0.3-  0.5-    030222 246  0.2+  0.5+
    030111 850 (0.5-  3.6-)   030114 850  0.2+  0.3-    030224 246  0.3-  0.6-
    030111 850 (1.9-  2.2+)   030114 850  0.6-  1.1+    030224 246  0.3-  0.0
    030111 291  0.5-  0.0     030114 711  1.3-  0.9-    030224 246  0.9+  0.4-
    030111 850  0.5-  1.6+    030114 850  0.6+  0.0     030224 246  0.2+  0.4-
    030111 858  0.5+  0.2-    030114 711  0.0   0.6+    030224 246  0.5+  0.3-
    030111 291  0.0   0.3+    030125 204  0.3+  0.8-    030224 246  0.5+  0.4-
    030111 850  1.1+  0.7+    030125 204  0.2-  0.4-    030225 024  0.8-  1.3+
    030111 858  0.5+  0.8-    030125 204  0.0   0.4+
    030111 291  0.5-  0.0     030127 644  0.1-  0.7+
    
         The "original" and "future" barycentric values of 1/a are +0.000060
    and +0.000153 (+/- 0.000018) AU**-1, respectively.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-D27
    

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