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    M.P.E.C. 2003-Y10                                Issued 2003 Dec. 16, 17:58 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
    
                              COMET P/2003 UD16 (LONEOS)
    
    Observations:
        PK03U16D  C2003 12 08.83112 02 25 00.72 +09 30 07.3                 EY010204
        PK03U16D  C2003 12 08.83836 02 25 00.52 +09 30 09.7                 EY010204
        PK03U16D  C2003 12 08.84560 02 25 00.24 +09 30 12.1          19   T EY010204
        PK03U16D  C2003 12 11.91810 02 23 44.74 +09 42 46.0          19.4 N EY010620
        PK03U16D  C2003 12 11.93475 02 23 44.40 +09 42 50.1          19.7 N EY010620
        PK03U16D  C2003 12 12.92255 02 23 22.17 +09 47 01.1          19.3 N EY010620
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 Newtonian
        + CCD.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers S. Sanchez, R. Stoss,
        J. Nomen.  0.30-m f/9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2003 UD16 (LONEOS)
    T 2004 Mar. 3.1643 TT                                   MPC
    q   3.650597             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0688318      Peri.    5.0147      +0.5032289      -0.8002168
    a   5.896711       Node    55.1625      +0.7783847      +0.2557852
    e   0.380910       Incl.   23.4184      +0.3753370      +0.5424270
    P  14.3
    From 40 observations 2003 Oct. 16-Dec. 12.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2003 UD16 (LONEOS)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2003 12 07    02 25.84   +09 23.0    2.851    3.682   142.6     9.4  17.9  19.2
    2003 12 17    02 22.02   +10 05.0    2.945    3.676   131.9    11.5  18.0  19.4
    2003 12 27    02 20.02   +10 53.5    3.058    3.670   121.6    13.2  18.1  19.5
    2004 01 06    02 19.91   +11 48.3    3.185    3.664   111.7    14.4  18.2  19.6
    2004 01 16    02 21.66   +12 48.3    3.323    3.660   102.2    15.2  18.2  19.8
    2004 01 26    02 25.16   +13 52.9    3.467    3.656    93.2    15.6  18.3  19.9
    2004 02 05    02 30.27   +15 01.2    3.613    3.654    84.6    15.6  18.4  20.0
    2004 02 15    02 36.82   +16 12.2    3.757    3.652    76.3    15.2  18.5  20.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-Y10
    

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