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    M.P.E.C. 2003-F25                                Issued 2003 Mar. 23, 12:43 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.
    
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                                        2003 FB
    
    Observations:
         K03F00B* C2003 03 22.26052 12 00 44.66 +58 45 23.0          17.3        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.26064 12 00 44.60 +58 45 22.9          17.5        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.27288 12 00 41.29 +58 44 18.2          17.7        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.27300 12 00 41.22 +58 44 18.2          18.0        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.28606 12 00 37.64 +58 43 09.6          17.7        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.28618 12 00 37.64 +58 43 09.6          17.7        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.29832 12 00 34.28 +58 42 04.3          18.1        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.29843 12 00 34.21 +58 42 04.7          17.5        704
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.85593 11 58 17.65 +57 53 05.1          18.5 R      106
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.86179 11 58 16.22 +57 52 34.4          18.3 R      106
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.86884 11 58 14.46 +57 51 57.3          18.5 R      106
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.88072 11 58 11.68 +57 50 54.4          17.4 V      201
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.88301 11 58 11.14 +57 50 42.6          18.1 V      201
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.88593 11 58 10.38 +57 50 28.2          18.3 V      201
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.89015 11 58 09.32 +57 50 07.1          18.2 V      201
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.90339 11 58 05.67 +57 48 56.4          17.4 R      046
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.90416 11 58 05.34 +57 48 53.3                      046
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.90475 11 58 05.20 +57 48 48.9                      046
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.90534 11 58 05.08 +57 48 47.1                      046
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.90593 11 58 04.89 +57 48 43.2                      046
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.90652 11 58 04.91 +57 48 41.5                      046
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.90961 11 58 04.54 +57 48 21.7          18.2 R      J95
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.91331 11 58 03.54 +57 48 02.3          18.4 R      J95
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.91701 11 58 02.58 +57 47 43.3          17.9 R      J95
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.93234 11 57 58.20 +57 46 24.9                      557
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.93335 11 57 57.93 +57 46 19.8                      557
         K03F00B  C2003 03 22.93433 11 57 57.67 +57 46 15.2          18.4 V      557
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.02751 11 57 34.59 +57 38 06.9          18.9 V      151
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.02847 11 57 34.37 +57 38 00.4          18.5 V      151
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.03057 11 57 33.90 +57 37 50.5          17.6 V      151
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.03242 11 57 33.33 +57 37 41.0          17.8 V      151
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.08400 11 57 20.93 +57 33 08.0          18.3 R      J95
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.08773 11 57 19.98 +57 32 48.9          18.1 R      J95
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.09152 11 57 19.14 +57 32 28.6          17.9 R      J95
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.18844 11 56 58.96 +57 24 07.4          18.2 R      734
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19030 11 56 58.49 +57 23 58.3          18.0 R      734
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19204 11 56 58.76 +57 23 48.5          18.5 R      854
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19211 11 56 58.03 +57 23 48.0          18.4 R      734
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19351 11 56 58.40 +57 23 41.7          18.3 R      854
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19387 11 56 57.54 +57 23 40.1          18.3 R      734
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19521 11 56 58.03 +57 23 32.4          18.5 R      854
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19668 11 56 57.64 +57 23 24.5          18.3 R      854
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.19816 11 56 57.30 +57 23 16.9          18.3 R      854
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23333 11 56 48.88 +57 20 14.2          18.0 R      673
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23472 11 56 47.42 +57 20 06.9          17.8 R      649
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23472 11 56 48.56 +57 20 06.7          18.0 R      673
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23634 11 56 48.15 +57 19 58.9          18.0 R      673
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23653 11 56 46.96 +57 19 57.6          17.8 R      649
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23773 11 56 47.77 +57 19 51.6          18.0 R      673
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23834 11 56 46.52 +57 19 48.1          17.7 R      649
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.23912 11 56 47.47 +57 19 44.3          18.0 R      673
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.24015 11 56 46.07 +57 19 38.9          17.8 R      649
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.24051 11 56 47.07 +57 19 36.4          18.0 R      673
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.31560 11 56 27.94 +57 13 06.7          18.1 R      448
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.31772 11 56 27.50 +57 12 56.0          18.1 R      448
         K03F00B  C2003 03 23.32013 11 56 26.88 +57 12 43.1          18.2 R      448
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    106 Crni Vrh.  Observer J. Skvarc.  0.36-m f/6.7 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    151 Eschenberg Observatory, Winterthur.  Observer M. Griesser.  0.40-m f/5.8
        Hypergraph + CCD.
    201 Jonathan B. Postel Observatory.  Observer V. Pozzoli.  0.30-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. L. Stevens.  0.3-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer L. Sarounova.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.75-m Newtonian
        + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m
        reflector + 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.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.30-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.30-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 FB
    Epoch 2003 Mar. 22.0 TT = JDT 2452720.5                 MPC
    M  40.50201              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.54841766     Peri.   45.36870     +0.11745501     -0.97590996
    a   1.4781838      Node    39.01184     +0.80826962     -0.01362226
    e   0.4472773      Incl.   16.98253     +0.57697881     +0.21774798
    P   1.80           H   18.8           G   0.15
    From 56 observations 2003 Mar. 22-23.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 FB                  a,e,i = 1.48, 0.45, 17                  q = 0.8170
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 03 22    12 01.86   +59 08.2    0.307    1.182   120.5    46.6    18.4
    2003 03 27    11 44.83   +51 58.4    0.330    1.218   125.1    42.1    18.5
    2003 04 01    11 34.62   +45 18.2    0.358    1.253   128.3    38.7    18.6
    2003 04 06    11 28.55   +39 15.6    0.392    1.288   130.1    36.5    18.8
    2003 04 11    11 25.26   +33 52.6    0.430    1.322   130.5    35.2    19.0
    2003 04 16    11 23.92   +29 07.3    0.474    1.357   129.8    34.6    19.3
    2003 04 21    11 24.02   +24 56.1    0.522    1.390   128.4    34.5    19.5
    2003 04 26    11 25.25   +21 14.6    0.573    1.423   126.4    34.7    19.8
    2003 05 01    11 27.40   +17 58.4    0.628    1.456   124.1    35.0    20.0
    2003 05 06    11 30.30   +15 03.3    0.687    1.487   121.5    35.3    20.3
    2003 05 11    11 33.84   +12 26.0    0.748    1.519   118.8    35.6    20.5
    2003 05 16    11 37.91   +10 03.6    0.811    1.549   116.0    35.9    20.8
    2003 05 21    11 42.43   +07 53.8    0.877    1.579   113.2    36.1    21.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-F25
    

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