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    M.P.E.C. 2004-D24                                Issued 2004 Feb. 20, 23:55 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 C/2004 B1 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK04B010  C2004 02 12.49527 05 07 26.81 +01 04 09.0          18.8 T ED024360
        CK04B010  C2004 02 12.49913 05 07 26.73 +01 04 09.3                 ED024360
        CK04B010  C2004 02 13.86293 05 07 01.36 +01 04 59.8                 ED024213
        CK04B010  C2004 02 13.89006 05 07 00.79 +01 05 01.5                 ED024213
        CK04B010  C2004 02 13.89700 05 07 00.78 +01 05 00.9          18.5 N ED024J87
        CK04B010  C2004 02 13.90140 05 07 00.71 +01 05 01.0          18.6 N ED024J87
        CK04B010  C2004 02 13.90580 05 07 00.64 +01 05 01.4          18.9 N ED024J87
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.77940 05 06 10.69 +01 07 00.3          18.9 N ED024104
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.80412 05 06 10.31 +01 07 01.9                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.80608 05 06 10.28 +01 07 01.4                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.80678 05 06 10.27 +01 07 02.3                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.80772 05 06 10.24 +01 07 02.1                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.80847 05 06 10.23 +01 07 02.2                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.81034 05 06 10.20 +01 07 01.7                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.81122 05 06 10.17 +01 07 02.2          18.9 N ED024104
        CK04B010  C2004 02 16.83987 05 06 09.68 +01 07 03.4          19.0 N ED024104
        CK04B010  C2004 02 17.76814 05 05 54.67 +01 07 44.7                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 17.77012 05 05 54.61 +01 07 44.9                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 17.77124 05 05 54.60 +01 07 44.2                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 17.77196 05 05 54.60 +01 07 44.5                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 17.77351 05 05 54.48 +01 07 44.3                 ED024246
        CK04B010  C2004 02 18.48762 05 05 43.28 +01 08 18.2          18.9 T ED024360
        CK04B010  C2004 02 18.49150 05 05 43.21 +01 08 18.2                 ED024360
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers L. Tesi, A. Boattini, M. Tombelli,
        G. Fagioli.  Measurers G. Forti, L. Tesi, A. Boattini, M. Tombelli.
        0.60-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers M. Tichy, M. Kocer, J. Ticha.  1.06-m
        KLENOT Telescope + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    J87 La Canada.  Observer J. Lacruz.  0.30-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2004 B1 (LINEAR)
    T 2006 Feb. 7.905 TT                                    MPC
    q   1.59891              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  327.981       +0.255828       -0.318804
                       Node   272.744       -0.574848       -0.809186
    e   1.0            Incl.  113.980       -0.777240       +0.493541
    From 63 observations 2004 Jan. 28-Feb. 18.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2004 B1 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2004 02 15    05 06.68   +01 05.8    7.220    7.593   108.6     7.1        19.7
    2004 02 25    05 04.24   +01 13.9    7.301    7.514    98.7     7.5        19.7
    2004 03 06    05 02.76   +01 24.1    7.386    7.435    89.0     7.7        19.7
    2004 03 16    05 02.23   +01 35.4    7.471    7.356    79.6     7.6        19.7
    2004 03 26    05 02.59   +01 47.0    7.550    7.277    70.4     7.4        19.7
    2004 04 05    05 03.79   +01 58.0    7.618    7.197    61.6     7.0        19.7
    2004 04 15    05 05.74   +02 07.5    7.672    7.117    53.2     6.5        19.7
    2004 04 25    05 08.35   +02 15.1    7.709    7.036    45.2     5.8        19.6
    2004 05 05    05 11.53   +02 19.9    7.726    6.955    37.7     5.1        19.6
    2004 05 15    05 15.18   +02 21.6    7.722    6.874    30.9     4.3        19.5
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-D24
    

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