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    M.P.E.C. 2003-T14                                Issued 2003 Oct. 3, 11:12 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.
    
             Supported in part by the Steven and Michele Kirsch Foundation
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                        2003 TK
    
    Observations:
         K03T00K* C2003 10 01.19728 00 33 22.23 +13 38 31.2          21.2 V      691
         K03T00K  C2003 10 01.22339 00 33 20.11 +13 38 12.8          21.3 V      691
         K03T00K  C2003 10 01.24948 00 33 17.99 +13 37 54.6          20.9 V      691
         K03T00K  C2003 10 02.27163 00 31 58.64 +13 25 49.7          20.9 V      291
         K03T00K  C2003 10 02.27550 00 31 58.32 +13 25 46.8          20.8 V      291
         K03T00K  C2003 10 02.27939 00 31 58.02 +13 25 44.2          21.0 V      291
         K03T00K 5C2003 10 02.35637 00 31 51.98 +13 24 50.2          20.5 R      673
         K03T00K 5C2003 10 02.36331 00 31 51.40 +13 24 45.2                      673
         K03T00K 5C2003 10 02.36944 00 31 50.88 +13 24 40.7                      673
         K03T00K 5C2003 10 03.19931 00 30 48.04 +13 14 47.2          20.5 R      673
         K03T00K 5C2003 10 03.20556 00 30 47.56 +13 14 44.1                      673
         K03T00K 5C2003 10 03.21169 00 30 47.08 +13 14 39.8                      673
         K03T00K 5C2003 10 03.21782 00 30 46.50 +13 14 35.6                      673
         K03T00K  C2003 10 03.23981 00 30 44.84 +13 14 20.9          21.0 V      291
         K03T00K  C2003 10 03.24358 00 30 44.55 +13 14 18.3          21.0 V      291
         K03T00K  C2003 10 03.24739 00 30 44.24 +13 14 15.6          20.8 V      291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer J. A. Larsen.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m
        reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer A. E. Gleason.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 TK
    Epoch 2003 Sept. 18.0 TT = JDT 2452900.5                MPC
    M  46.64506              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.32547427     Peri.   11.68437     -0.08045475     +0.99350646
    a   2.0931078      Node   253.74024     -0.92112603     -0.10494659
    e   0.4587024      Incl.    4.80704     -0.38085939     +0.04394463
    P   3.03           H   19.5           G   0.15
    From 16 observations 2003 Oct. 1-3.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 TK                  a,e,i = 2.09, 0.46, 5                   q = 1.1330
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 09 28    00 37.60   +14 15.8    0.861    1.850   166.4     7.3    21.0
    2003 10 08    00 24.98   +12 17.8    0.916    1.909   170.5     5.0    21.1
    2003 10 18    00 14.96   +10 24.4    0.996    1.967   161.6     9.2    21.6
    2003 10 28    00 08.40   +08 48.2    1.099    2.024   150.5    14.0    22.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-T14
    

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