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    M.P.E.C. 2003-W72                                Issued 2003 Nov. 29, 04:54 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.
    
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                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      2003 WO151
    
    Observations:
         K03WF1O* C2003 11 26.22589 03 45 03.45 +09 16 25.9          22.2 V      691
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 26.25261 03 44 59.12 +09 15 43.0          22.3 V      691
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 26.27988 03 44 54.91 +09 15 00.4          22.2 V      691
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 26.39006 03 44 37.44 +09 12 04.6          21.4 V      291
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 26.39372 03 44 36.86 +09 11 58.4          21.8 V      291
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 26.39741 03 44 36.25 +09 11 52.5          21.7 V      291
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 27.37940 03 42 04.07 +08 45 43.7          21.5 R      926
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 27.38152 03 42 03.67 +08 45 38.9          21.0 R      926
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 28.32448 03 39 36.14 +08 20 18.4          20.8 R      649
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 28.32803 03 39 35.57 +08 20 12.8          20.4 R      649
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 28.33160 03 39 34.98 +08 20 06.2          20.5 R      649
         K03WF1O HC2003 11 28.33870 03 39 34.10 +08 19 55.7          21.2 V      291
         K03WF1O HC2003 11 28.35322 03 39 31.67 +08 19 32.9          21.1 V      291
         K03WF1O HC2003 11 28.35801 03 39 30.94 +08 19 24.7          21.7 V      291
         K03WF1O HC2003 11 28.36260 03 39 30.23 +08 19 17.9          21.2 V      291
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 29.17394 03 37 22.93 +07 57 20.9          22.6 V      291
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 29.17803 03 37 22.24 +07 57 13.7          22.4 V      291
         K03WF1O  C2003 11 29.18205 03 37 21.59 +07 57 07.4          22.1 V      291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observers J. A. Larsen, R. S. McMillan.  1.8-m f/2.7
        reflector + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.75-m Newtonian
        + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer A. E. Gleason.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers P. R. Holvorcem, M. Schwartz.  0.81-m
        f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 WO151
    Epoch 2003 Nov. 17.0 TT = JDT 2452960.5                 MPC
    M 293.98405              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.51345982     Peri.  330.85244     -0.92311281     +0.28823530
    a   1.5445373      Node   228.25402     -0.25206993     -0.95344871
    e   0.6643311      Incl.   19.94630     -0.29038508     -0.08863386
    P   1.92           H   20.9           G   0.15
    From 18 observations 2003 Nov. 26-29.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 WO151               a,e,i = 1.54, 0.66, 20                  q = 0.5185
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 11 27    03 43.06   +08 56.0    0.722    1.697   166.4     7.9    21.9
    2003 12 07    03 16.47   +04 22.6    0.679    1.611   150.6    17.5    22.0
    2003 12 17    02 50.98   +00 00.7    0.665    1.521   133.6    27.9    22.2
    2003 12 27    02 29.81   -03 39.3    0.671    1.424   117.6    37.7    22.3
    2004 01 06    02 14.53   -06 27.1    0.686    1.323   103.4    46.3    22.4
    2004 01 16    02 04.94   -08 30.6    0.700    1.215    90.8    54.1    22.5
    2004 01 26    01 59.86   -10 04.7    0.704    1.101    79.5    61.5    22.5
    2004 02 05    01 57.36   -11 26.8    0.691    0.982    69.2    69.7    22.5
    2004 02 15    01 54.40   -12 54.6    0.658    0.860    59.1    80.0    22.5
    
    Kyle E. Smalley              (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-W72
    

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