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    M.P.E.C. 2003-K60                                Issued 2003 May 31, 15:02 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 G1 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK03G010  C2003 05 04.08255 17 36 36.95 +01 29 40.3          15.8 N      A33
        CK03G010  C2003 05 04.08944 17 36 36.81 +01 29 45.5          15.8 N      A33
        CK03G010  C2003 05 04.09645 17 36 36.62 +01 29 50.6          15.4 N      A33
        CK03G010  C2003 05 11.36024 17 33 24.78 +02 55 05.9          15.5 T      683
        CK03G010  C2003 05 11.37141 17 33 24.56 +02 55 12.1          15.4 T      683
        CK03G010  C2003 05 11.38482 17 33 24.15 +02 55 23.2          15.6 T      683
        CK03G010  C2003 05 12.35601 17 32 55.85 +03 06 38.0          15.3 T      683
        CK03G010  C2003 05 12.36796 17 32 55.55 +03 06 44.4          15.2 T      683
        CK03G010  C2003 05 12.38058 17 32 55.12 +03 06 53.1          15.2 T      683
        CK03G010  C2003 05 21.64542 17 27 59.68 +04 51 03.3                      349
        CK03G010  C2003 05 21.65323 17 27 59.42 +04 51 07.9                      349
        CK03G010  C2003 05 21.65721 17 27 59.24 +04 51 10.5                      349
        CK03G010  C2003 05 21.66185 17 27 59.10 +04 51 13.4                      349
        CK03G010  C2003 05 21.66593 17 27 58.98 +04 51 16.4          15.9 T      349
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.01736 17 26 37.42 +05 16 38.3          15.4 N      212
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.02407 17 26 37.18 +05 16 42.7          15.4 N      212
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.03102 17 26 36.94 +05 16 47.0          15.4 N      212
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.04944 17 26 36.32 +05 16 59.5          15.7 T      232
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.05457 17 26 36.12 +05 17 03.6          15.7 T      232
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.05976 17 26 35.86 +05 17 05.9          15.8 T      232
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.06641 17 26 35.80 +05 17 08.8          15.3 T      A02
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.07093 17 26 35.62 +05 17 11.8          15.3 T      A02
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.07544 17 26 35.43 +05 17 14.7          15.3 T      A02
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.57860 17 26 17.58 +05 22 39.8                      322
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.60525 17 26 16.69 +05 22 56.6                      322
        CK03G010  C2003 05 24.63244 17 26 15.73 +05 23 13.2                      322
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.05382 17 26 00.67 +05 27 39.9                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.05537 17 26 00.58 +05 27 40.2                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.05691 17 26 00.56 +05 27 41.0                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.05846 17 26 00.49 +05 27 43.1                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.06008 17 26 00.47 +05 27 44.0                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.06160 17 26 00.44 +05 27 45.1                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.06348 17 26 00.32 +05 27 45.9                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.06468 17 26 00.30 +05 27 47.0                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.06622 17 26 00.29 +05 27 48.4                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 25.06949 17 26 00.11 +05 27 50.3                      616
        CK03G010  C2003 05 26.28416 17 25 16.64 +05 40 37.8          14.9 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 26.29990 17 25 16.09 +05 40 47.5          14.8 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 27.03029 17 24 49.72 +05 48 22.8          15.7 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 27.03253 17 24 49.63 +05 48 25.5          15.8 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 27.03479 17 24 49.56 +05 48 26.0          15.6 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 27.26771 17 24 41.08 +05 50 52.2          15.1 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 27.27563 17 24 40.82 +05 50 57.2          15.1 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 27.28844 17 24 40.33 +05 51 05.0          16.5 N      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.05266 17 24 12.48 +05 58 58.8          15.4 N      212
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.05613 17 24 12.35 +05 59 01.0          15.4 N      212
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.05937 17 24 12.24 +05 59 02.8          15.4 N      212
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.29947 17 24 03.40 +06 01 30.7          15.2 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.65925 17 23 50.21 +06 05 10.5                      355
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.66608 17 23 49.97 +06 05 15.0                      355
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.67154 17 23 49.76 +06 05 18.0          15.1 T      355
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.88351 17 23 42.06 +06 07 28.7                      108
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.88773 17 23 41.97 +06 07 29.7                      108
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.89310 17 23 41.68 +06 07 32.1                      108
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.89977 17 23 41.33 +06 07 35.3          15.1 T      108
        CK03G010  C2003 05 28.98498 17 23 38.19 +06 08 30.0          16.0 N      A18
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.02193 17 23 36.86 +06 08 52.4          15.3 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.02644 17 23 36.66 +06 08 55.4          15.4 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.02980 17 23 36.54 +06 08 57.2          15.4 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.26647 17 23 27.83 +06 11 22.5          16.3 T      750
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.26964 17 23 27.71 +06 11 24.6          16.2 T      750
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.27381 17 23 27.56 +06 11 26.9          16.4 T      750
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.35264 17 23 24.58 +06 12 14.9          15.3 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.92637 17 23 03.51 +06 18 01.9          15.5 N      213
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.92771 17 23 03.52 +06 18 02.5          15.6 N      213
        CK03G010  C2003 05 29.93131 17 23 03.31 +06 18 05.4          15.5 N      213
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.02755 17 22 59.65 +06 19 03.7          15.5 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.03205 17 22 59.48 +06 19 06.6          15.4 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.03543 17 22 59.36 +06 19 08.2          15.6 T      A32
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.25619 17 22 51.11 +06 21 22.2          14.9 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.26172 17 22 50.95 +06 21 26.0          14.9 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.93966 17 22 25.77 +06 28 11.7          16.0 N      J87
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.94167 17 22 25.68 +06 28 13.5          16.3 N      J87
        CK03G010  C2003 05 30.94397 17 22 25.52 +06 28 14.9          16.0 N      J87
        CK03G010  C2003 05 31.09670 17 22 19.73 +06 29 45.1          15.2 N      939
        CK03G010  C2003 05 31.10427 17 22 19.41 +06 29 49.7          15.2 N      939
        CK03G010  C2003 05 31.11188 17 22 19.09 +06 29 54.5          15.2 N      939
        CK03G010  C2003 05 31.27487 17 22 13.07 +06 31 32.5          15.2 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 31.28694 17 22 12.63 +06 31 39.6          15.3 T      H41
        CK03G010  C2003 05 31.29243 17 22 12.44 +06 31 42.5          15.3 T      H41
    
    Observer details:
    108 Montelupo.  Observers M. Tombelli, L. Tesi, E. Masotti.  Measurers
        M. Tombelli, A. Boattini, L. Tesi, M. Gherardini, G. Forti.  0.30-m f/5.7
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    212 Observatorio La Dehesilla.  Observers I. Almendros, C. Malagon.
        0.25-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    232 Masquefa Observatory.  Observer E. Reina.  0.25-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    322 Perth Observatory, Bickley-MCT.  Observer J. Biggs.  0.25-m f/4.5
        Newtonian + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    355 Hadano.  Observer A. Asami.  0.28-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    616 Brno.  Observers M. Lehky, D. Hanzl.  0.62-m f/4.5 reflector + CCD.
    683 Goodricke-Pigott Observatory, Tucson.  Observer R. A. Tucker.  Measurer
        V. Reddy.  0.35-m reflector + CCD.
    750 Hobbs Observatory, Fall Creek.  Observer R. Elliott.  0.3-m f/10 reflector
        + CCD.
    939 Observatorio Rodeno.  Observer J. Castellano.  0.20-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A02 Masia Cal Maciarol Modul 8.  Observer J. Salto.  0.25-m f/3.7
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A18 Herne.  Observer B. Brinkmann.  0.2-m f/5.8 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A32 Panker.  Observer H. Denzau.  0.36-m Schmidt-Cassegrain f/5.5 + CCD.
    A33 VdS-Sternwarte Kirchheim.  Observer B. Brinkmann.  0.5-m f/4.9 reflector
        + CCD.
    H41 Petit Jean Mountain.  Observer P. C. Sherrod.  0.41-m f/3.7
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J87 La Canada.  Observer J. Lacruz.  0.30-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2003 G1 (LINEAR)
    T 2003 Feb. 3.7526 TT                                   MPC
    q   4.915431             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   11.4367      -0.3260655      +0.4328049
                       Node   246.0832      -0.9235747      -0.3355491
    e   1.0            Incl.   66.8381      -0.2017204      +0.8367119
    From 366 observations 2003 Apr. 8-May 31.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-K60
    

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