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    M.P.E.C. 2003-R49                                Issued 2003 Sept.  9, 02:36 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 R1 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.39401 03 11 02.61 -02 33 47.1          18.6 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.40753 03 10 59.97 -02 33 58.9          18.9 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.40798 03 10 59.91 -02 33 59.5          19.3 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.42178 03 10 57.17 -02 34 09.5          18.7 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.42195 03 10 57.12 -02 34 10.6          18.5 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.43573 03 10 54.40 -02 34 20.8          18.7 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.43647 03 10 54.24 -02 34 21.5          18.5 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.44976 03 10 51.64 -02 34 31.6          18.9 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 07.45071 03 10 51.44 -02 34 32.4          18.3 T      704
        CK03R010  C2003 09 08.12541 03 08 38.11 -02 43 26.2          19.3 N      J95
        CK03R010  C2003 09 08.13035 03 08 37.18 -02 43 31.0          19.3 N      J95
        CK03R010  C2003 09 08.13583 03 08 36.02 -02 43 35.4          19.4 N      J95
    
    Observer details:
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, D. Torres, R. Kracke, M. McCleary,
        H. Stange.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. Evans, J. Kommers.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2003 R1 (LINEAR)
    T 2003 July 10.159 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.15472              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  306.584       +0.639697       +0.767929
                       Node   356.281       +0.760390       -0.638487
    e   1.0            Incl.  149.675       -0.112229       +0.051172
    From 53 observations 2003 Sept. 2-8.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2003 R1 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2003 09 08    03 09.05   -02 41.7    1.599    2.265   118.9    22.9        18.9
    2003 09 18    02 30.73   -05 06.0    1.461    2.303   137.4    17.2        18.5
    2003 09 28    01 43.27   -07 38.4    1.394    2.346   156.3     9.9        18.2
    2003 10 08    00 52.05   -09 44.2    1.416    2.394   164.6     6.3        18.1
    2003 10 18    00 04.94   -10 57.6    1.527    2.446   150.8    11.5        18.6
    2003 10 28    23 27.21   -11 19.8    1.711    2.501   133.5    16.8        19.1
    2003 11 07    22 59.76   -11 07.3    1.945    2.560   117.7    20.1        19.5
    2003 11 17    22 40.95   -10 35.4    2.207    2.622   103.6    21.5        19.9
    2003 11 27    22 28.68   -09 53.2    2.482    2.687    91.0    21.5        20.2
    2003 12 07    22 21.18   -09 05.2    2.759    2.754    79.4    20.6        20.4
    2003 12 17    22 17.09   -08 13.8    3.029    2.823    68.6    18.9        20.6
    2003 12 27    22 15.44   -07 20.0    3.286    2.895    58.4    16.8        20.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-R49
    

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