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    M.P.E.C. 2003-N05                                Issued 2003 July 2, 15:49 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 NB
    
    Observations:
         K03N00B* C2003 07 01.32870 20 46 53.37 -15 44 50.2          18.9        704
         K03N00B  C2003 07 01.34931 20 46 54.80 -15 44 18.3          18.9        704
         K03N00B  C2003 07 01.35937 20 46 55.50 -15 44 02.9          18.9        704
         K03N00B  C2003 07 01.36940 20 46 56.18 -15 43 47.7          18.7        704
         K03N00B  C2003 07 01.99765 20 47 44.66 -15 27 25.7          18.9 R      620
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.00848 20 47 45.41 -15 27 09.2          19.0 R      620
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.36019 20 48 11.88 -15 17 54.2          19.0 R      673
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.36354 20 48 12.11 -15 17 49.0          19.0 R      673
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.36690 20 48 12.34 -15 17 43.7          19.0 R      673
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.37049 20 48 12.56 -15 17 38.2          19.0 R      673
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.38553 20 48 13.39 -15 17 13.3          18.7 R      926
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.38743 20 48 13.52 -15 17 10.1          19.0 R      926
         K03N00B  C2003 07 02.38929 20 48 13.65 -15 17 07.4          18.8 R      926
    
    Observer details:
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers S. Sanchez, R. Stoss,
        J. Nomen.  0.30-m f/9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m
        reflector + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, S. Adams, D. Torres, T. Brothers,
        S. Partridge.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. Evans, P. Hopman.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers P. R. Holvorcem, M. Schwartz.  0.81-m
        f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 NB
    Epoch 2003 June 30.0 TT = JDT 2452820.5                 MPC
    M 349.84612              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28310316     Peri.   32.36594     +0.69394689     +0.71179312
    a   2.2970630      Node   281.83531     -0.68198233     +0.60139871
    e   0.4393375      Incl.    6.36905     -0.23094981     +0.36286380
    P   3.48           H   19.9           G   0.15
    From 13 observations 2003 July 1-2.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 NB                  a,e,i = 2.30, 0.44, 6                   q = 1.2879
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 06 30    20 45.15   -16 18.7    0.360    1.337   148.4    23.5    19.4
    2003 07 10    20 56.97   -11 47.1    0.323    1.314   153.5    20.2    19.0
    2003 07 20    21 06.10   -06 53.1    0.298    1.298   158.0    17.1    18.7
    2003 07 30    21 12.74   -02 04.7    0.286    1.289   161.0    14.8    18.6
    2003 08 09    21 17.82   +02 05.5    0.286    1.289   161.8    14.2    18.5
    2003 08 19    21 22.59   +05 13.9    0.297    1.296   160.4    15.2    18.7
    2003 08 29    21 28.17   +07 11.6    0.319    1.310   157.5    17.1    18.9
    2003 09 08    21 35.59   +08 06.9    0.352    1.332   153.8    19.5    19.2
    2003 09 18    21 45.25   +08 18.0    0.395    1.361   149.5    22.0    19.6
    2003 09 28    21 57.08   +08 03.7    0.450    1.395   144.8    24.5    20.0
    2003 10 08    22 10.87   +07 41.2    0.517    1.434   139.8    26.7    20.5
    2003 10 18    22 26.18   +07 22.3    0.596    1.477   134.7    28.7    20.9
    2003 10 28    22 42.60   +07 13.6    0.686    1.524   129.3    30.3    21.3
    2003 11 07    22 59.86   +07 18.7    0.788    1.574   124.0    31.5    21.7
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-N05
    

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