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    M.P.E.C. 2003-Y11                                Issued 2003 Dec. 16, 18:06 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 UY275 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 09 27.36877 04 49 36.39 +30 21 23.3          19.7 N EY011704
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 09 27.38178 04 49 36.98 +30 21 19.4          20.2 N EY011704
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 09 27.42217 04 49 38.73 +30 21 07.3          20.0 N EY011704
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 06.06738 04 27 49.35 +19 16 10.2                 EY011204
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 06.07323 04 27 48.98 +19 16 06.6                 EY011204
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 06.07908 04 27 48.80 +19 16 01.9          18.7 T EY011204
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 11.96030 04 23 04.22 +18 14 20.1          19.1 T EY011620
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 11.97369 04 23 03.60 +18 14 11.8          19.0 T EY011620
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 12.94493 04 22 20.42 +18 04 31.9          19.3 T EY011620
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 12.96162 04 22 19.67 +18 04 21.6          20.1 T EY011620
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 12.99512 04 22 18.08 +18 04 00.4          19.2 T EY011213
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 12.99693 04 22 18.04 +18 04 00.2          19.6 T EY011213
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 12.99874 04 22 17.96 +18 03 59.5          19.6 T EY011213
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 14.22503 04 21 25.27 +17 52 03.4          19.5 T EY011691
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 14.25265 04 21 24.04 +17 51 47.8          19.6 T EY011691
        PK03UR5Y  C2003 12 14.28109 04 21 22.75 +17 51 31.0          19.6 T EY011691
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 Newtonian
        + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers S. Sanchez, R. Stoss,
        J. Nomen.  0.30-m f/9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer A. E. Gleason.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + 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.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. Evans, J. Kommers.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2003 UY275 (LINEAR)
    T 2003 July 2.0791 TT                                   MPC
    q   1.831627             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1368978      Peri.  119.3796      +0.9639362      -0.0713851
    a   3.728537       Node   245.7514      -0.0021643      +0.9612202
    e   0.508754       Incl.   16.3312      +0.2661245      +0.2663831
    P   7.20
    From 55 observations 2003 Sept. 27-Dec. 14.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2003 UY275 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2003 12 07    04 27.04   +19 06.1    1.307    2.288   173.2     2.9  18.2  20.7
    2003 12 17    04 19.55   +17 26.1    1.384    2.336   161.1     7.8  18.4  21.1
    2003 12 27    04 14.43   +16 05.0    1.486    2.386   149.5    12.1  18.6  21.5
    2004 01 06    04 12.11   +15 05.2    1.611    2.436   138.6    15.5  18.9  21.8
    2004 01 16    04 12.59   +14 25.3    1.754    2.488   128.4    18.0  19.2  22.1
    2004 01 26    04 15.65   +14 02.6    1.912    2.539   119.0    19.8  19.5  22.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-Y11
    

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