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    M.P.E.C. 2003-E22                                Issued 2003 Mar. 6, 16:08 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 P/2003 A1
    
    Observations:
        PK03A010  C2003 02 22.09776 01 57 49.81 +16 22 05.0          17.1 T      699
        PK03A010  C2003 02 22.11113 01 57 50.94 +16 22 25.0                      699
        PK03A010  C2003 02 22.12457 01 57 52.20 +16 22 44.9                      699
        PK03A010  C2003 02 22.13792 01 57 53.26 +16 23 03.5                      699
        PK03A010  C2003 03 05.79757 02 15 24.13 +20 56 43.3          16.9 N      213
        PK03A010  C2003 03 05.80234 02 15 24.55 +20 56 51.6          16.8 N      213
        PK03A010  C2003 03 05.80707 02 15 25.05 +20 57 00.2          16.9 N      213
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer B. A. Skiff.  0.59-m LONEOS Schmidt
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2003 A1
    T 2003 Feb. 1.2541 TT                                   MPC
    q   1.915594             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1392140      Peri.  357.0839      +0.5989103      -0.5379194
    a   3.687066       Node    55.1961      +0.7485807      +0.1128844
    e   0.480456       Incl.   46.2613      +0.2844880      +0.8354040
    P   7.08
    From 127 observations 2003 Jan. 5-Mar. 5.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-E22
    

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