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    M.P.E.C. 2003-Q28                                Issued 2003 Aug. 25, 13:48 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 QA30
    
    Observations:
         K03Q30A* C2003 08 24.27381 23 36 59.63 +02 24 51.6          19.2        704
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.28665 23 37 01.22 +02 24 05.3          19.0        704
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.29951 23 37 02.83 +02 23 17.8          19.3        704
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.31290 23 37 04.43 +02 22 29.5          19.0        704
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.93440 23 38 30.86 +01 44 59.2                      246
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.93529 23 38 30.91 +01 44 55.8                      246
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.93593 23 38 30.99 +01 44 54.0                      246
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.93682 23 38 31.13 +01 44 51.3                      246
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.93765 23 38 31.23 +01 44 48.1                      246
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.93830 23 38 31.33 +01 44 46.0                      246
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.96042 23 38 34.90 +01 43 31.7          19.4 R      J87
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.96234 23 38 35.08 +01 43 25.1          19.0 R      J87
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.96427 23 38 35.40 +01 43 17.9          18.4 R      J87
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 24.96619 23 38 35.54 +01 43 11.8          19.0 R      J87
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 25.04022 23 38 42.85 +01 38 45.2          19.1 V      A50
         K03Q30A  C2003 08 25.04164 23 38 43.12 +01 38 39.2          19.6 V      A50
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    A50 Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory.  Observers Y. Ivashchenko, V. Lokot,
        D. Kyrylenko.  0.6-m reflector + CCD.
    J87 La Canada.  Observer J. Lacruz.  0.30-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 QA30
    Epoch 2003 Aug. 9.0 TT = JDT 2452860.5                  MPC
    M   4.66550              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.21765972     Peri.  135.94463     +0.40923489     +0.91070817
    a   2.7370580      Node   158.02817     -0.87307936     +0.40868123
    e   0.6152919      Incl.    8.60993     -0.26506459     +0.05991901
    P   4.53           H   21.9           G   0.15
    From 16 observations 2003 Aug. 24-25.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 QA30                a,e,i = 2.74, 0.62, 9                   q = 1.0530
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 08 19    23 21.28   +08 35.1    0.135    1.130   148.9    27.5    19.0
    2003 08 29    23 46.22   -01 50.9    0.181    1.181   159.1    17.7    19.5
    2003 09 08    23 56.81   -08 01.7    0.240    1.242   166.8    10.6    19.9
    2003 09 18    00 00.94   -11 32.7    0.310    1.311   169.3     8.2    20.5
    2003 09 28    00 02.62   -13 19.2    0.392    1.384   164.6    11.1    21.3
    2003 10 08    00 04.28   -13 53.1    0.487    1.461   157.1    15.4    22.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-Q28
    

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