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    M.P.E.C. 2003-M15                                Issued 2003 June 17, 16:09 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
    
                                        2003 MA
    
    Observations:
         K03M00A* C2003 06 16.26386 14 09 06.87 +26 04 52.0          18.5 R      699
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.28402 14 09 07.23 +26 03 09.8                      699
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.30412 14 09 07.70 +26 01 27.8                      699
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.32424 14 09 08.30 +25 59 46.4                      699
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.90644 14 09 28.84 +25 10 53.3          18.8 R      620
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.91547 14 09 29.05 +25 10 07.9          18.9 R      620
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.92398 14 09 29.23 +25 09 24.2          18.5 R      620
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.93520 14 09 29.37 +25 08 21.4          18.0 R      118
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.93634 14 09 29.41 +25 08 15.8                      118
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.93933 14 09 29.47 +25 08 00.1                      118
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.94035 14 09 29.49 +25 07 54.9                      118
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.96058 14 09 30.16 +25 06 11.1                      557
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.96267 14 09 30.23 +25 06 00.6                      557
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.96425 14 09 30.24 +25 05 52.4                      557
         K03M00A  C2003 06 16.96634 14 09 30.31 +25 05 41.1                      557
         K03M00A  C2003 06 17.20979 14 09 39.48 +24 45 15.4          18.9 R      651
         K03M00A  C2003 06 17.21202 14 09 39.56 +24 45 05.1          18.9 R      651
         K03M00A  C2003 06 17.21382 14 09 39.56 +24 44 56.5          19.4 R      651
         K03M00A 5C2003 06 17.25903 14 09 40.94 +24 41 00.0          17.5 R      673
         K03M00A 5C2003 06 17.26574 14 09 41.08 +24 40 25.5          17.5 R      673
         K03M00A 5C2003 06 17.26875 14 09 41.16 +24 40 10.0          17.5 R      673
         K03M00A 5C2003 06 17.27361 14 09 41.30 +24 39 45.4          17.5 R      673
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers S. Gajdos, A. Galad.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer L. Sarounova.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers S. Sanchez, R. Stoss,
        J. Nomen.  0.30-m f/9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        Newtonian + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m
        reflector + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer B. W. Koehn.  0.59-m LONEOS Schmidt
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 MA
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 356.12253              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.52244399     Peri.  157.33317     -0.24627830     +0.90481362
    a   1.5267792      Node    96.97485     -0.93421689     -0.12619772
    e   0.2570377      Incl.   20.48427     -0.25804223     -0.40667732
    P   1.89           H   19.3           G   0.15
    From 21 observations 2003 June 16-17.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 MA                  a,e,i = 1.53, 0.26, 20                  q = 1.1343
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 06 10    14 06.71   +34 07.9    0.284    1.136   108.1    58.2    18.9
    2003 06 20    14 11.51   +20 40.9    0.262    1.135   110.5    57.1    18.7
    2003 06 30    14 21.34   +04 36.5    0.255    1.139   112.5    55.6    18.6
    2003 07 10    14 36.49   -11 50.9    0.269    1.149   113.1    54.4    18.7
    2003 07 20    14 57.17   -26 09.9    0.302    1.165   112.3    53.8    19.0
    2003 07 30    15 23.77   -37 12.7    0.351    1.185   110.6    53.3    19.3
    2003 08 09    15 56.61   -45 07.3    0.410    1.210   108.8    52.5    19.7
    2003 08 19    16 35.27   -50 25.1    0.477    1.238   106.9    51.4    20.1
    2003 08 29    17 18.44   -53 34.5    0.549    1.270   105.2    50.2    20.4
    2003 09 08    18 03.97   -54 58.3    0.625    1.303   103.4    48.8    20.7
    2003 09 18    18 49.13   -54 55.5    0.705    1.338   101.6    47.4    21.0
    2003 09 28    19 31.79   -53 43.4    0.788    1.374    99.6    46.0    21.2
    2003 10 08    20 10.85   -51 38.5    0.875    1.411    97.5    44.6    21.5
    2003 10 18    20 46.00   -48 55.2    0.965    1.448    95.2    43.3    21.7
    2003 10 28    21 17.59   -45 44.7    1.060    1.485    92.6    41.9    21.9
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-M15
    

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