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    M.P.E.C. 2004-F35                                Issued 2004 Mar. 19, 17:04 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 C1 (LARSEN)
    
    Observations:
        CK04C010  C2004 02 20.84889 10 13 17.65 +10 38 02.0          18.8 T EF035215
        CK04C010  C2004 03 14.81097 10 04 32.60 +13 02 13.9                 EF035246
        CK04C010  C2004 03 14.81343 10 04 32.55 +13 02 14.2                 EF035246
        CK04C010  C2004 03 14.81456 10 04 32.54 +13 02 15.2                 EF035246
        CK04C010  C2004 03 14.81677 10 04 32.47 +13 02 17.1                 EF035246
        CK04C010  C2004 03 14.82076 10 04 32.43 +13 02 16.8                 EF035246
        CK04C010  C2004 03 15.56377 10 04 18.66 +13 06 29.7          19.7 T EF035360
        CK04C010  C2004 03 15.56823 10 04 18.45 +13 06 30.9                 EF035360
        CK04C010  C2004 03 15.57340 10 04 18.44 +13 06 33.1                 EF035360
        CK04C010  C2004 03 17.12567 10 03 50.47 +13 15 11.1          20.8 T EF035691
        CK04C010  C2004 03 17.15558 10 03 49.87 +13 15 20.1          20.5 T EF035691
        CK04C010  C2004 03 17.18449 10 03 49.30 +13 15 27.9          19.8 T EF035691
    
    Observer details:
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  1.06-m KLENOT
        Telescope + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer A. F. Tubbiolo.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2004 C1 (Larsen)
    T 2003 Mar. 19.6125 TT                                  MPC
    q   4.345237             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0248238      Peri.  315.9324      -0.3476459      -0.9098323
    a  11.638314       Node   151.9558      +0.9367394      -0.3475286
    e   0.626644       Incl.   28.8142      +0.0407632      +0.2267799
    P  39.7
    From 58 observations 2004 Jan. 23-Mar. 17.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2004 C1 (Larsen)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2004 03 16    10 04.18   +13 08.9    4.022    4.928   152.7     5.3        20.4
    2004 03 26    10 01.60   +14 00.8    4.134    4.957   141.9     7.1        20.6
    2004 04 05    10 00.10   +14 44.0    4.268    4.987   131.4     8.6        20.7
    2004 04 15    09 59.77   +15 17.9    4.422    5.018   121.4     9.8        20.9
    2004 04 25    10 00.66   +15 42.5    4.590    5.049   111.7    10.7        21.0
    2004 05 05    10 02.74   +15 58.1    4.768    5.080   102.3    11.2        21.1
    2004 05 15    10 05.93   +16 05.4    4.952    5.112    93.4    11.4        21.2
    2004 05 25    10 10.14   +16 05.2    5.138    5.144    84.7    11.3        21.3
    2004 06 04    10 15.25   +15 58.2    5.322    5.177    76.4    11.0        21.4
    2004 06 14    10 21.14   +15 45.4    5.501    5.210    68.2    10.4        21.4
    2004 06 24    10 27.69   +15 27.4    5.672    5.244    60.3     9.7        21.5
    2004 07 04    10 34.81   +15 05.0    5.833    5.278    52.6     8.8        21.5
    2004 07 14    10 42.38   +14 39.1    5.981    5.312    45.0     7.8        21.6
    2004 07 24    10 50.32   +14 10.3    6.115    5.347    37.6     6.7        21.6
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-F35
    

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