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    M.P.E.C. 2003-F59                                Issued 2003 Mar. 29, 15:54 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      S/2001 J 6
    
                               Revision to MPEC 2002-J54
    
    Additional Observations:
        SK01J060  C2003 02 08.33831 08 53 52.23 +18 10 01.1          23.5 R      568
        SK01J060  C2003 02 08.35818 08 53 51.60 +18 10 03.9                      568
        SK01J060  C2003 02 27.33941 08 45 17.18 +18 50 29.6          23.7 R      568
        SK01J060  C2003 02 27.35452 08 45 16.83 +18 50 31.2          23.2 R      568
        SK01J060  C2003 02 27.37185 08 45 16.45 +18 50 33.1          23.6 R      568
        SK01J060  C2003 02 28.42986 08 44 52.60 +18 52 25.2          23.8 R      568
        SK01J060  C2003 02 28.44488 08 44 52.27 +18 52 26.6          23.8 R      568
        SK01J060  C2003 02 28.45984 08 44 51.90 +18 52 28.4          23.5 R      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers (Feb. 8) S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, J. Kleyna,
        (Feb. 27-28) B. Gladman, J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit, L. Allen.  Measurers
        S. S. Sheppard, L. Allen, B. Gladman.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii
        Telecope + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    S/2001 J 6
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M  97.20941              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.48053479     Peri.  266.26054     +0.28467548     +0.95447160
    a   0.1589604      Node   339.04684     +0.94833425     -0.26681400
    e   0.2795065      Incl.  165.56765     +0.14007861     -0.13339511
    P   2.05           H   16.8           P/d   749.17
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    011211 568  0.1-  0.1-    020108 568  0.4+  0.0     030227 568  0.3-  0.3-
    011211 568  0.0   0.2-    020210 568  0.2-  0.3+    030227 568  0.1+  0.3-
    011211 568  0.1-  0.1-    020210 568  0.1-  0.3+    030228 568  0.2+  0.3+
    011219 568  0.1+  0.0     030208 568  0.0   0.2+    030228 568  0.4+  0.1+
    011219 568  0.4-  0.0     030208 568  0.3-  0.1+    030228 568  0.0   0.4+
    020108 568  0.4+  0.0     030227 568  0.4-  0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
        S/2001 J 6                                                   q = 0.1145
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 03 22    08 39.58   +19 18.5    4.543    0.147  3601-/4.24-   949+/ 15.8+
    2003 04 01    08 39.11   +19 22.4    4.669    0.151  3095-/3.65-   972+/ 16.2+
    2003 04 11    08 39.98   +19 21.0    4.807    0.155  2553-/3.01-   982+/ 16.4+
    2003 04 21    08 42.15   +19 14.5    4.955    0.158  1983-/2.33-   975+/ 16.2+
    2003 05 01    08 45.52   +19 03.0    5.107    0.162  1396-/1.64-   951+/ 15.9+
    2003 05 11    08 49.98   +18 46.8    5.259    0.166   798-/0.94-   910+/ 15.2+
    2003 05 21    08 55.40   +18 26.2    5.409    0.169   196-/0.23-   851+/ 14.2+
    2003 05 31    09 01.65   +18 01.4    5.554    0.172   404+/0.47+   775+/ 12.9+
    2003 06 10    09 08.60   +17 32.7    5.690    0.176   995+/1.16+   682+/ 11.4+
    2003 06 20    09 16.12   +17 00.4    5.815    0.179  1574+/1.83+   576+/  9.6+
    2003 06 30    09 24.10   +16 24.7    5.927    0.182  2136+/2.47+   457+/  7.6+
    2003 07 10    09 32.44   +15 46.1    6.026    0.184  2678+/3.09+   328+/  5.5+
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-F59
    

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