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    M.P.E.C. 2003-U43                                Issued 2003 Oct. 22, 15:00 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 UP12
    
    Observations:
         K03U12P* C2003 10 21.27774 01 34 55.37 +15 45 43.4          19.5        704
         K03U12P  C2003 10 21.29056 01 35 04.89 +15 42 44.4          19.6        704
         K03U12P  C2003 10 21.30327 01 35 14.27 +15 39 46.9          19.9        704
         K03U12P  C2003 10 21.32847 01 35 33.25 +15 33 52.0          19.4        704
         K03U12P  C2003 10 22.18617 01 48 22.67 +11 48 21.6          19.0 R      649
         K03U12P  C2003 10 22.18704 01 48 23.49 +11 48 06.8          18.6 R      649
         K03U12P  C2003 10 22.18789 01 48 24.22 +11 47 51.9          18.6 R      649
         K03U12P  C2003 10 22.18876 01 48 25.00 +11 47 37.0          18.8 R      649
         K03U12P 5C2003 10 22.21834 01 48 56.19 +11 39 04.4          18.0 R      673
         K03U12P 5C2003 10 22.21927 01 48 57.04 +11 38 48.2                      673
         K03U12P 5C2003 10 22.22020 01 48 57.98 +11 38 30.6                      673
         K03U12P 5C2003 10 22.22112 01 48 58.78 +11 38 15.9                      673
         K03U12P 5C2003 10 22.22205 01 48 59.59 +11 38 00.1                      673
         K03U12P 5C2003 10 22.22297 01 49 00.44 +11 37 43.7                      673
    
    Observer details:
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.75-m Newtonian
        + 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, 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 UP12
    Epoch 2003 Oct. 8.0 TT = JDT 2452920.5                  MPC
    M 337.52761              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.40929000     Peri.  231.43557     +0.18647080     -0.97568618
    a   1.7965886      Node   208.46105     +0.95972673     +0.20597295
    e   0.4936406      Incl.   13.98560     +0.21012674     -0.07491081
    P   2.41           H   25.5           G   0.15
    From 14 observations 2003 Oct. 21-22.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 UP12                a,e,i = 1.80, 0.49, 14                  q = 0.9097
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 10 18    01 02.14   +24 31.4    0.070    1.064   163.5    15.4    20.7
    2003 10 19    01 10.18   +22 30.9    0.064    1.058   166.1    13.1    20.4
    2003 10 20    01 19.75   +20 00.2    0.057    1.052   169.3    10.2    20.1
    2003 10 21    01 31.29   +16 48.9    0.051    1.046   173.2     6.4    19.6
    2003 10 22    01 45.34   +12 43.2    0.045    1.041   178.1     1.8    19.1
    2003 10 23    02 02.66   +07 25.4    0.040    1.035   174.8     5.0    19.0
    2003 10 24    02 24.20   +00 36.1    0.036    1.029   166.5    13.1    19.1
    2003 10 25    02 51.14   -07 55.8    0.032    1.024   155.9    23.4    19.2
    2003 10 26    03 24.67   -17 53.3    0.030    1.019   143.3    35.7    19.4
    2003 10 27    04 05.46   -28 12.3    0.030    1.013   129.7    49.0    19.7
    2003 10 28    04 52.74   -37 18.5    0.031    1.008   116.6    61.9    20.2
    2003 10 29    05 43.45   -44 04.0    0.034    1.003   105.2    73.0    20.7
    2003 10 30    06 32.97   -48 19.4    0.038    0.998    96.0    81.9    21.2
    2003 10 31    07 17.26   -50 37.0    0.043    0.993    88.8    88.8    21.8
    2003 11 01    07 54.48   -51 37.4    0.048    0.988    83.2    94.0    22.2
    2003 11 02    08 24.75   -51 52.9    0.054    0.983    78.9    98.0    22.7
    2003 11 03    08 49.09   -51 44.1    0.060    0.979    75.6   101.0    23.0
    2003 11 04    09 08.72   -51 23.2    0.066    0.974    72.9   103.3    23.4
    2003 11 05    09 24.71   -50 56.7    0.073    0.970    70.8   105.1    23.6
    2003 11 06    09 37.92   -50 28.4    0.079    0.966    69.1   106.4    23.9
    2003 11 07    09 48.97   -50 00.0    0.086    0.962    67.8   107.5    24.1
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-U43
    

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