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    M.P.E.C. 2003-G38                                Issued 2003 Apr. 8, 15:26 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
    
                                       2003 GJ21
    
    Observations:
         K03G21J* C2003 04 07.38770 13 29 28.05 +04 11 09.9          20.2 V      691
         K03G21J  C2003 04 07.41543 13 29 28.20 +04 10 20.5          20.6 V      691
         K03G21J  C2003 04 07.44336 13 29 28.41 +04 09 30.3          20.4 V      691
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.02166 13 29 42.83 +03 51 48.2          19.6 R      966
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.04368 13 29 43.06 +03 51 07.2          20.0 R      966
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.25531 13 29 49.08 +03 44 47.7          20.1 V      291
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.26169 13 29 49.13 +03 44 34.6          20.7 V      291
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.26574 13 29 49.14 +03 44 26.3          20.4 V      291
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.32233 13 29 49.41 +03 42 38.7          20.0 R      926
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.32634 13 29 49.40 +03 42 33.3          20.6 R      926
         K03G21J  C2003 04 08.33032 13 29 49.32 +03 42 27.0                      926
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer A. S. Descour.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers P. R. Holvorcem, M. Schwartz.  0.81-m
        f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    966 Church Stretton.  Observer S. P. Laurie.  0.35-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 GJ21
    Epoch 2003 Mar. 22.0 TT = JDT 2452720.5                 MPC
    M 335.54347              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.40729848     Peri.  206.73869     -0.50543289     +0.86028605
    a   1.8024402      Node    33.02345     -0.76815598     -0.41341355
    e   0.3960853      Incl.    7.02733     -0.39303178     -0.29832390
    P   2.42           H   23.1           G   0.15
    From 10 observations 2003 Apr. 7-8.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 GJ21                a,e,i = 1.80, 0.40, 7                   q = 1.0885
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 04 01    13 27.13   +06 46.1    0.209    1.201   163.8    13.4    20.9
    2003 04 06    13 28.99   +04 50.8    0.185    1.181   166.5    11.4    20.5
    2003 04 11    13 30.82   +02 11.7    0.164    1.163   169.1     9.4    20.1
    2003 04 16    13 32.94   -01 23.8    0.144    1.146   171.5     7.4    19.7
    2003 04 21    13 35.71   -06 09.7    0.128    1.132   173.0     6.2    19.4
    2003 04 26    13 39.59   -12 19.0    0.114    1.119   172.0     7.2    19.1
    2003 05 01    13 45.27   -19 59.2    0.103    1.108   167.9    11.0    19.1
    2003 05 06    13 53.81   -29 01.9    0.095    1.100   161.8    16.6    19.1
    2003 05 11    14 06.69   -38 54.1    0.092    1.093   154.8    23.2    19.2
    2003 05 16    14 25.96   -48 40.2    0.092    1.090   147.6    29.8    19.4
    2003 05 21    14 54.19   -57 18.8    0.096    1.089   141.4    35.5    19.6
    2003 05 26    15 33.95   -64 03.3    0.103    1.090   136.5    39.7    19.9
    2003 05 31    16 25.46   -68 30.0    0.112    1.093   133.3    42.4    20.2
    2003 06 05    17 22.9    -70 40.4    0.122    1.099   131.6    43.7    20.4
    2003 06 10    18 15.7    -71 00.7    0.134    1.108   131.0    43.7    20.6
    2003 06 15    18 56.5    -70 09.2    0.147    1.119   131.5    42.9    20.8
    2003 06 20    19 24.55   -68 38.2    0.161    1.131   132.7    41.3    21.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-G38
    

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