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    M.P.E.C. 2003-W34                                Issued 2003 Nov. 21, 23:08 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 WC25
    
    Observations:
         K03W25C  C2003 10 25.38967 07 24 54.65 +38 55 36.7          18.5 R      699
         K03W25C  C2003 10 25.39983 07 24 55.42 +38 55 40.4                      699
         K03W25C  C2003 10 25.40994 07 24 56.01 +38 55 45.0                      699
         K03W25C  C2003 10 25.42009 07 24 56.67 +38 55 48.5                      699
         K03W25C  C2003 11 04.41315 07 33 09.97 +40 02 29.6          19.2        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 04.42544 07 33 10.49 +40 02 32.8          19.4        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 04.43754 07 33 10.68 +40 02 40.2          19.5        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 04.44953 07 33 11.02 +40 02 43.7          19.6        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 04.46148 07 33 11.50 +40 02 49.3          19.4        704
         K03W25C* C2003 11 20.45470 07 32 29.39 +41 56 21.6          18.9        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 20.47537 07 32 28.51 +41 56 29.2          19.1        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 20.49007 07 32 27.95 +41 56 35.3          19.3        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 20.50896 07 32 27.15 +41 56 43.8          18.7        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 21.36217 07 31 54.87 +42 02 37.0          19.0 R      854
         K03W25C  C2003 11 21.36552 07 31 54.70 +42 02 38.7          19.0 R      854
         K03W25C  C2003 11 21.36663 07 31 54.67 +42 02 39.7          19.2 R      854
         K03W25C  C2003 11 21.44986 07 31 50.84 +42 03 14.0          18.7        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 21.46283 07 31 50.24 +42 03 19.3          19.0        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 21.47587 07 31 49.66 +42 03 24.1          19.2        704
         K03W25C  C2003 11 21.48906 07 31 49.06 +42 03 29.7          19.3        704
    
    Observer details:
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer M. E. Van Ness.  0.59-m LONEOS
        Schmidt + 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, A. Milner.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. Evans, J. Kommers.
        1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.356-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 WC25
    Epoch 2003 Oct. 28.0 TT = JDT 2452940.5                 MPC
    M  25.64096              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28241085     Peri.    9.03396     +0.99810849     +0.04894067
    a   2.3008155      Node   347.97114     -0.06134976     +0.83185998
    e   0.4867839      Incl.   10.28387     +0.00395481     +0.55282346
    P   3.49           H   16.9           G   0.15
    From 20 observations 2003 Oct. 25-Nov. 21.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 WC25                a,e,i = 2.30, 0.49, 10                  q = 1.1808
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 11 17    07 34.17   +41 32.0    0.873    1.639   123.3    30.3    19.0
    2003 11 27    07 26.98   +42 39.4    0.864    1.702   133.6    24.8    18.9
    2003 12 07    07 13.25   +43 28.9    0.869    1.765   144.2    19.1    18.8
    2003 12 17    06 54.98   +43 45.1    0.892    1.828   154.0    13.7    18.7
    2003 12 27    06 35.37   +43 19.3    0.937    1.891   159.8    10.3    18.8
    2004 01 06    06 17.95   +42 15.3    1.006    1.953   158.0    10.8    19.0
    2004 01 16    06 05.06   +40 46.9    1.099    2.015   150.6    13.9    19.4
    2004 01 26    05 57.51   +39 09.4    1.213    2.075   141.3    17.2    19.8
    2004 02 05    05 55.06   +37 33.9    1.346    2.135   131.9    20.1    20.2
    2004 02 15    05 56.92   +36 06.1    1.494    2.193   122.9    22.2    20.5
    2004 02 25    06 02.23   +34 47.3    1.654    2.250   114.3    23.6    20.9
    2004 03 06    06 10.25   +33 37.0    1.823    2.306   106.2    24.4    21.2
    2004 03 16    06 20.30   +32 33.2    1.998    2.360    98.5    24.6    21.4
    2004 03 26    06 31.91   +31 33.9    2.176    2.413    91.2    24.4    21.6
    2004 04 05    06 44.66   +30 37.3    2.355    2.465    84.2    23.8    21.8
    2004 04 15    06 58.25   +29 41.5    2.534    2.515    77.5    22.9    22.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-W34
    

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