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    M.P.E.C. 2003-W30                                Issued 2003 Nov. 21, 12:53 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 WQ21
    
    Observations:
         K03W21Q* C2003 11 20.22621 02 40 04.85 +02 39 14.2          17.8 V      703
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 20.23977 02 40 05.76 +02 37 30.6          19.3 V      703
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 20.25329 02 40 06.71 +02 35 48.7          19.0 V      703
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 20.26682 02 40 07.55 +02 34 05.5          19.5 V      703
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.14892 02 41 25.99 +00 44 26.6          19.3 R      854
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.15448 02 41 26.43 +00 43 44.2          19.6 R      854
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.16003 02 41 26.79 +00 43 05.7          19.3 R      854
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.20834 02 41 29.89 +00 37 10.2          20.0 R      448
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.22030 02 41 30.67 +00 35 42.3          19.7 R      448
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.22652 02 41 31.02 +00 34 56.3          20.0 R      448
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.25500 02 41 33.18 +00 31 29.8          19.5 R      926
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.25568 02 41 33.23 +00 31 24.6          19.3 R      926
         K03W21Q  C2003 11 21.25634 02 41 33.29 +00 31 19.7          19.9 R      926
    
    Observer details:
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. L. Stevens.  0.3-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observers S. Larson, E. Beshore, E. Christensen,
        R. Hill, S. Kolar, D. McLean.  0.68-m f/1.8 Schmidt + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.356-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers P. R. Holvorcem, M. Schwartz.  0.81-m
        f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 WQ21
    Epoch 2003 Nov. 17.0 TT = JDT 2452960.5                 MPC
    M 354.90920              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.63252084     Peri.  189.04495     +0.51516496     -0.81449744
    a   1.3440626      Node   230.44596     +0.80642126     +0.56607720
    e   0.1582473      Incl.   20.24736     +0.29032710     -0.12708474
    P   1.56           H   22.4           G   0.15
    From 13 observations 2003 Nov. 20-21.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 WQ21                a,e,i = 1.34, 0.16, 20                  q = 1.1314
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 11 17    02 35.35   +09 46.6    0.148    1.133   164.5    13.5    19.3
    2003 11 27    02 49.71   -09 48.0    0.174    1.131   143.5    31.2    20.2
    2003 12 07    03 03.83   -21 34.0    0.218    1.134   128.6    42.8    21.0
    2003 12 17    03 18.18   -27 36.0    0.270    1.140   119.1    48.9    21.7
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-W30
    

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