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  • MPEC 2003-K28 : COMET C/2003 E1 (NEAT)

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    M.P.E.C. 2003-K28                                Issued 2003 May 24, 15:10 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 E1 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        CK03E010  C2003 05 03.98992 12 03 37.83 +31 33 55.7          17.9 N      A02
        CK03E010  C2003 05 03.99218 12 03 37.83 +31 33 55.6          17.9 N      A02
        CK03E010  C2003 05 03.99895 12 03 37.96 +31 33 54.5          18.0 N      A02
        CK03E010  C2003 05 17.92117 12 02 36.55 +31 12 54.1          17.5 T      213
        CK03E010  C2003 05 17.92326 12 02 36.54 +31 12 53.8          17.6 T      213
        CK03E010  C2003 05 17.93669 12 02 36.42 +31 12 51.8          17.5 T      213
        CK03E010  C2003 05 20.15525 12 02 44.09 +31 06 43.7          17.9 T      785
        CK03E010  C2003 05 20.17895 12 02 44.06 +31 06 36.2          17.5 T      785
        CK03E010  C2003 05 20.20640 12 02 44.06 +31 06 31.0          17.2 T      785
        CK03E010  C2003 05 22.03016 12 02 53.89 +31 00 55.2          18.6 N      620
        CK03E010  C2003 05 22.24772 12 02 55.28 +31 00 14.0          18.0 T      H41
        CK03E010  C2003 05 22.25098 12 02 55.34 +31 00 12.4          17.9 T      H41
        CK03E010  C2003 05 22.86787 12 02 59.44 +30 58 12.8          18.0 T      213
        CK03E010  C2003 05 22.87197 12 02 59.48 +30 58 10.4          18.1 T      213
        CK03E010  C2003 05 22.87779 12 02 59.63 +30 58 10.2          18.0 T      213
        CK03E010  C2003 05 23.56637 12 03 04.68 +30 55 50.6          18.6 T      360
        CK03E010  C2003 05 23.57271 12 03 04.71 +30 55 49.5                      360
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers S. Sanchez, R. Stoss,
        J. Nomen.  0.30-m f/9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    785 Fitz-Randolph Observatory, Princeton.  Observer J. Maffei.  0.91-m f/13.6
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    A02 Masia Cal Maciarol Modul 8.  Observer J. Salto.  0.25-m f/3.7
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    H41 Petit Jean Mountain.  Observer P. C. Sherrod.  0.41-m f/3.7
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2003 E1 (NEAT)
    T 2004 Feb. 13.4817 TT                                  MPC
    q   3.244920             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0193149      Peri.  103.8461      -0.3760358      +0.8467537
    a  13.757560       Node   137.0676      -0.9065778      -0.4201812
    e   0.764135       Incl.   33.5364      +0.1916085      -0.3262758
    P  51.0
    From 112 observations 2003 Mar. 9-May 23.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-K28
    

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