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    M.P.E.C. 2003-X31                                Issued 2003 Dec. 6, 04:49 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 XH10
    
    Observations:
         K03X10H* C2003 12 04.27155 04 08 46.92 +28 37 17.2          17.4        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 04.28375 04 08 51.94 +28 45 18.4          17.7        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 04.29593 04 08 56.96 +28 53 18.3          17.6        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 04.30813 04 09 02.11 +29 01 18.2          17.6        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 04.32026 04 09 07.26 +29 09 13.9          17.9        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.25133 04 20 00.92 +39 22 06.9          18.0        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.25144 04 20 00.97 +39 22 11.2          18.5        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.26398 04 20 08.00 +39 30 21.3          18.4        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.26409 04 20 08.02 +39 30 25.8          18.4        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.26464 04 20 08.45 +39 30 47.2          18.7        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.27663 04 20 15.13 +39 38 33.6          18.2        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.27674 04 20 15.19 +39 38 38.4          18.3        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.27729 04 20 15.45 +39 38 59.4          19.7        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.28935 04 20 22.24 +39 46 46.6          18.2        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.28946 04 20 22.31 +39 46 50.5          18.1        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.29001 04 20 22.65 +39 47 12.2          18.8        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.30218 04 20 29.47 +39 55 01.6          18.3        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.30229 04 20 29.55 +39 55 05.3          18.4        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 05.30284 04 20 29.90 +39 55 27.0          18.9        704
         K03X10H  C2003 12 06.01383404 30 45.74 +47 20 26.8          19.0 R      J95
         K03X10H  C2003 12 06.01442704 30 46.26 +47 20 47.9          18.8 R      J95
         K03X10H  C2003 12 06.01502004 30 46.68 +47 21 08.8          17.7 R      J95
         K03X10H FC2003 12 06.05031 04 31 09.15 +47 43 43.7          18.3 R      620
    
    Observer details:
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers S. Sanchez, R. Stoss,
        J. Nomen.  0.30-m f/9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + 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.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 XH10
    Epoch 2003 Dec. 27.0 TT = JDT 2453000.5                 MPC
    M   8.01865              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.64759414     Peri.   12.18685     +0.12664689     -0.97916782
    a   1.3231247      Node    70.70114     +0.89539028     +0.04398675
    e   0.2443748      Incl.    9.68122     +0.42689203     +0.19823104
    P   1.52           H   25.7           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    031204 704  0.2+  0.3-    031205 704  0.8-  0.1+    031205 704  0.5-  0.3-
    031204 704  0.1+  0.5-    031205 704  0.7+  0.0     031205 704  0.3-  0.8-
    031204 704  0.3-  0.3-    031205 704  0.3+  0.1-    031205 704  0.1+  0.3-
    031204 704  0.3+  0.2+    031205 704  0.3+  0.4+    031206 J95  0.1+  0.1+
    031204 704  0.5+  0.3+    031205 704  0.3-  0.1+    031206 J95  0.7+  0.3-
    031205 704  0.4-  0.4-    031205 704  0.2-  0.0     031206 J95  0.3+  0.9-
    031205 704  0.5-  0.4-    031205 704  0.1-  0.4-    031206 620  0.4-  0.0
    031205 704  0.3-  0.2-    031205 704  0.3+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 XH10                a,e,i = 1.32, 0.24, 10                  q = 0.9998
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 11 27    03 30.93   -22 13.4    0.033    1.011   135.8    42.9    20.0
    2003 11 29    03 36.99   -14 10.2    0.027    1.008   143.1    36.0    19.4
    2003 12 01    03 45.44   -02 09.3    0.022    1.006   154.1    25.3    18.6
    2003 12 03    03 57.74   +15 11.0    0.019    1.005   168.9    10.9    17.8
    2003 12 05    04 16.80   +36 37.2    0.018    1.003   164.5    15.2    17.8
    2003 12 07    04 49.02   +56 40.4    0.020    1.002   145.8    33.5    18.6
    2003 12 09    05 49.7    +70 52.6    0.024    1.001   131.3    47.6    19.4
    2003 12 11    07 47.5    +78 24.0    0.029    1.000   121.7    56.9    20.1
    2003 12 13    10 19.7    +79 44.8    0.035    1.000   115.3    62.9    20.6
    2003 12 15    11 57.6    +77 55.7    0.041    1.000   111.1    66.7    21.1
    2003 12 17    12 47.2    +75 37.6    0.047    1.000   108.3    69.1    21.5
    
    Kyle E. Smalley              (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-X31
    

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