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    M.P.E.C. 2004-C07                                Issued 2004 Feb. 2, 16:57 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/2004 A1
    
    Observations:
        PK04A010  C2004 01 22.86785 08 41 16.12 +18 39 20.4                 EC007A46
        PK04A010  C2004 01 22.87236 08 41 16.06 +18 39 19.1                 EC007A46
        PK04A010  C2004 01 22.87462 08 41 15.99 +18 39 19.6                 EC007A46
        PK04A010  C2004 01 22.87686 08 41 15.79 +18 39 22.3                 EC007A46
        PK04A010  C2004 01 22.87912 08 41 15.75 +18 39 21.6                 EC007A46
        PK04A010  C2004 01 22.88138 08 41 15.70 +18 39 21.3                 EC007A46
        PK04A010  C2004 01 24.59083 08 40 29.18 +18 44 21.9          18.5 T EC007900
        PK04A010  C2004 01 24.60525 08 40 28.73 +18 44 23.7          18.2 T EC007900
        PK04A010  C2004 01 26.28002 08 39 42.94 +18 49 17.0          17.9 T EC007699
        PK04A010  C2004 01 26.31090 08 39 42.08 +18 49 22.2                 EC007699
        PK04A010  C2004 01 26.33088 08 39 41.54 +18 49 25.5                 EC007699
        PK04A010  C2004 01 26.35089 08 39 40.92 +18 49 28.9                 EC007699
        PK04A010  C2004 01 27.27374 08 39 15.68 +18 52 10.9          18.6 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 27.28635 08 39 15.29 +18 52 13.6          19.1 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 27.29886 08 39 14.96 +18 52 15.5          18.9 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 27.31202 08 39 14.57 +18 52 17.9          19.0 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 27.32464 08 39 14.21 +18 52 20.9          19.0 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.26671 08 38 48.39 +18 55 03.8          18.7 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.27931 08 38 48.02 +18 55 06.3          18.9 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.29213 08 38 47.63 +18 55 08.9          19.4 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.30529 08 38 47.29 +18 55 11.3          18.7 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.31790 08 38 46.85 +18 55 13.3          19.3 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.89832 08 38 30.95 +18 56 53.1                 EC007213
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.90659 08 38 30.72 +18 56 54.4                 EC007213
        PK04A010  C2004 01 28.93570 08 38 29.89 +18 57 00.7          17.4 N EC007442
        PK04A010  C2004 01 30.27284 08 37 53.14 +19 00 53.4          18.8 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 30.28541 08 37 52.83 +19 00 55.4          19.3 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 30.29809 08 37 52.46 +19 00 57.5          19.0 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 30.31076 08 37 52.04 +19 00 58.9          19.6 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 30.32340 08 37 51.65 +19 01 02.5          19.2 T EC007704
        PK04A010  C2004 01 31.59330 08 37 16.87 +19 04 40.9          18.2 T EC007900
        PK04A010  C2004 01 31.60412 08 37 16.56 +19 04 43.2          17.9 T EC007900
        PK04A010  C2004 01 31.60720 08 37 16.42 +19 04 43.3                 EC007349
        PK04A010  C2004 01 31.61580 08 37 16.18 +19 04 44.2                 EC007349
        PK04A010  C2004 01 31.62440 08 37 15.98 +19 04 45.5          18.5 T EC007349
        PK04A010  C2004 01 31.69572 08 37 14.01 +19 04 58.6          18.4 T EC007360
        PK04A010  C2004 01 31.70108 08 37 13.85 +19 04 59.3                 EC007360
        PK04A010  C2004 02 01.32905 08 36 56.54 +19 06 46.7          17.8 T EC007785
        PK04A010  C2004 02 01.38463 08 36 55.09 +19 06 54.4          17.4 T EC007785
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    442 Gualba Observatory.  Observer A. Sanchez.  0.31-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer B. A. Skiff.  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.
    785 Fitz-Randolph Observatory, Princeton.  Observer J. Maffei.  0.91-m f/13.6
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    900 Moriyama.  Observer Y. Ikari.  0.25-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A46 Lelekovice.  Observer K. Hornoch.  0.35-m f/4.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2004 A1
    Epoch 2004 Aug. 23.0 TT = JDT 2453240.5
    T 2004 Aug. 25.63956 TT                                 MPC
    q   5.4627123            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.04442061     Peri.   20.46671     -0.82137032     -0.55034229
    a   7.8961073      Node   125.24594     +0.49447193     -0.81802410
    e   0.3081765      Incl.   10.57745     +0.28433838     -0.16721226
    P  22.19
    From 127 observations 2003 Oct. 25-2004 Feb. 1, mean residual 0".60.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-C07
    

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