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    M.P.E.C. 2003-Q27                                Issued 2003 Aug. 25, 13:45 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 QZ29
    
    Observations:
         K03Q29Z* C2003 08 24.27146 23 11 35.72 -01 06 31.8          18.3        704
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.28429 23 11 36.01 -01 06 41.4          19.2        704
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.29698 23 11 36.28 -01 06 51.9          18.8        704
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.31037 23 11 36.60 -01 07 01.8          18.6        704
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.32380 23 11 36.91 -01 07 13.8          19.4        704
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.92245 23 11 54.96 -01 15 14.2                      246
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.92373 23 11 55.00 -01 15 15.0                      246
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.92478 23 11 55.02 -01 15 15.8                      246
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.92564 23 11 55.03 -01 15 16.4                      246
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.92656 23 11 55.05 -01 15 17.6                      246
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.93278 23 11 55.21 -01 15 22.6                      246
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.93895 23 11 55.43 -01 15 27.8          18.5 V      198
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.94444 23 11 55.79 -01 15 30.8          19.3 R      J87
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.94663 23 11 55.87 -01 15 32.4          18.2 R      J87
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.94802 23 11 55.64 -01 15 35.5          18.5 V      198
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.94883 23 11 55.95 -01 15 34.1          18.4 R      J87
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.95102 23 11 56.02 -01 15 36.1          18.7 R      J87
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 24.96924 23 11 56.14 -01 15 52.4          18.5 V      198
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 25.04411 23 11 57.84 -01 16 53.6          18.3 R      118
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 25.05113 23 11 57.99 -01 16 59.1                      118
         K03Q29Z  C2003 08 25.05655 23 11 58.06 -01 17 04.0                      118
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observer S. Gajdos.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    198 Wildberg.  Observer R. Apitzsch.  0.235-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  1.06-m KLENOT
        Telescope + 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.
    J87 La Canada.  Observer J. Lacruz.  0.30-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 QZ29
    Epoch 2003 Aug. 9.0 TT = JDT 2452860.5                  MPC
    M 334.57928              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.26390161     Peri.  246.49761     +0.64041585     -0.76683799
    a   2.4071770      Node   163.45844     +0.74800269     +0.61012486
    e   0.5618646      Incl.    8.63451     +0.17423982     +0.19926654
    P   3.73           H   19.2           G   0.15
    From 21 observations 2003 Aug. 24-25.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 QZ29                a,e,i = 2.41, 0.56, 9                   q = 1.0547
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 08 19    23 08.88   -00 08.3    0.480    1.466   156.9    15.7    19.3
    2003 08 29    23 13.88   -02 17.2    0.391    1.394   166.5     9.7    18.5
    2003 09 08    23 18.95   -05 57.8    0.317    1.324   176.4     2.8    17.6
    2003 09 18    23 25.91   -11 33.8    0.257    1.258   169.9     8.0    17.3
    2003 09 28    23 37.81   -19 21.4    0.211    1.199   156.9    19.2    17.2
    2003 10 08    00 00.05   -29 04.5    0.178    1.147   143.1    31.6    17.1
    2003 10 18    00 40.52   -39 29.9    0.158    1.105   129.8    43.9    17.1
    2003 10 28    01 47.43   -48 00.0    0.150    1.074   119.0    54.0    17.2
    2003 11 07    03 16.34   -51 20.2    0.151    1.058   112.3    60.1    17.4
    2003 11 17    04 39.19   -48 43.4    0.160    1.056   110.6    61.3    17.5
    2003 11 27    05 36.16   -42 22.8    0.174    1.068   113.5    57.9    17.6
    2003 12 07    06 10.37   -34 28.7    0.194    1.095   120.1    51.1    17.7
    2003 12 17    06 29.88   -26 06.9    0.219    1.134   128.9    42.5    17.8
    2003 12 27    06 40.71   -17 46.5    0.252    1.184   138.6    33.3    18.0
    2004 01 06    06 47.31   -09 53.9    0.295    1.242   147.2    25.4    18.2
    2004 01 16    06 52.57   -02 56.0    0.352    1.306   152.4    20.5    18.5
    2004 01 26    06 58.27   +02 52.1    0.425    1.375   152.3    19.5    19.0
    2004 02 05    07 05.50   +07 27.1    0.513    1.447   148.0    21.2    19.6
    2004 02 15    07 14.49   +10 55.3    0.617    1.520   141.6    23.8    20.2
    2004 02 25    07 25.21   +13 27.5    0.736    1.595   134.6    26.2    20.7
    2004 03 06    07 37.45   +15 13.9    0.868    1.670   127.6    28.1    21.3
    2004 03 16    07 50.87   +16 23.6    1.013    1.746   120.8    29.3    21.7
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-Q27
    

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