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    M.P.E.C. 2004-F82                                Issued 2004 Mar. 29, 18:15 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 F3 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        PK04F030  C2004 03 15.33370 13 50 21.99 +10 17 48.0          17.5 N EF082704
        PK04F030  C2004 03 15.34493 13 50 21.68 +10 17 52.6          18.3 N EF082704
        PK04F030  C2004 03 15.35640 13 50 21.41 +10 17 56.5          18.7 N EF082704
        PK04F030  C2004 03 15.36755 13 50 21.02 +10 17 58.9          18.5 N EF082704
        PK04F030  C2004 03 21.47330 13 47 29.59 +10 45 08.5          16.2 N EF082691
        PK04F030  C2004 03 21.48820 13 47 29.10 +10 45 12.4          16.2 N EF082691
        PK04F030  C2004 03 21.50439 13 47 28.58 +10 45 16.5          16.2 N EF082691
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.54336 13 43 27.00 +11 14 04.3          17.1 T EF082608
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.55499 13 43 26.58 +11 14 06.8          17.5 T EF082608
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.56605 13 43 26.12 +11 14 09.3          17.1 T EF082608
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.88422 13 43 14.51 +11 15 20.4          16.2 T EF082611
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.88832 13 43 14.36 +11 15 21.2                 EF082611
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.89218 13 43 14.21 +11 15 22.1                 EF082611
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.89712 13 43 14.04 +11 15 23.7                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.89807 13 43 14.02 +11 15 24.0                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.89881 13 43 13.94 +11 15 23.6                 EF082611
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.89903 13 43 13.97 +11 15 24.1                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.89986 13 43 13.94 +11 15 24.3                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.90071 13 43 13.91 +11 15 24.5                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.90131 13 43 13.88 +11 15 24.7                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.90175 13 43 13.87 +11 15 24.7                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.90222 13 43 13.85 +11 15 24.8                 EF082246
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.92405 13 43 12.83 +11 15 29.9          15.9 N EF082A16
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.93186 13 43 12.68 +11 15 31.0          16.1 N EF082A17
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.93267 13 43 12.60 +11 15 31.3          15.9 N EF082A16
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.93729 13 43 12.50 +11 15 32.6          16.3 N EF082A17
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.93986 13 43 12.36 +11 15 33.3          16.0 N EF082A16
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.94226 13 43 12.29 +11 15 33.6          16.4 N EF082A17
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.94882 13 43 12.03 +11 15 35.6          16.1 N EF082A16
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.95046 13 43 11.98 +11 15 35.9          16.1 N EF082A17
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.95601 13 43 11.66 +11 15 36.3          15.9 N EF082A16
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.97815 13 43 10.88 +11 15 41.7                 EF082557
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.99002 13 43 10.42 +11 15 44.3                 EF082557
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.99238 13 43 10.32 +11 15 44.8                 EF082557
        PK04F030  C2004 03 28.99498 13 43 10.22 +11 15 45.4                 EF082557
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.02818 13 43 09.00 +11 15 53.1          16.9 N EF082012
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.04583 13 43 08.30 +11 15 57.1          16.9 N EF082012
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.05844 13 43 07.82 +11 15 59.9          16.9 N EF082012
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.06219 13 43 07.51 +11 16 01.6          18.1 N EF082012
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.06517 13 43 07.72 +11 16 05.8          16.1 N EF082859
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.06632 13 43 07.51 +11 16 01.7          16.8 N EF082012
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.06733 13 43 07.65 +11 16 06.4          16.0 N EF082859
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.06843 13 43 07.61 +11 16 06.4          16.0 N EF082859
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.07049 13 43 07.37 +11 16 02.5          16.9 N EF082012
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.07449 13 43 07.20 +11 16 03.5          16.8 N EF082012
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.23078 13 43 01.53 +11 16 39.8          16.1 N EF082854
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.24073 13 43 01.15 +11 16 42.1          16.0 N EF082854
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.24628 13 43 00.93 +11 16 43.3          16.0 N EF082854
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.30753 13 42 58.52 +11 16 57.1          16.6 T EF082448
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.31328 13 42 58.28 +11 16 58.2          16.5 T EF082448
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.31688 13 42 58.16 +11 16 59.0          16.4 T EF082448
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.32619 13 42 57.79 +11 17 01.1          16.3 T EF082448
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.33438 13 42 57.58 +11 17 03.5          17.0 T EF082673
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.33553 13 42 57.41 +11 17 03.2          16.3 T EF082448
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.34225 13 42 57.26 +11 17 05.2                 EF082673
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.34345 13 42 57.12 +11 17 04.9          16.2 T EF082448
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.35440 13 42 56.80 +11 17 07.9                 EF082673
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.36030 13 42 56.57 +11 17 09.1                 EF082673
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.36160 13 42 56.36 +11 17 08.5          16.4 N EF082H36
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.36282 13 42 56.35 +11 17 09.4          15.9 N EF082H06
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.36587 13 42 56.32 +11 17 10.3                 EF082G72
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.36786 13 42 56.10 +11 17 09.9          16.1 N EF082H36
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.37138 13 42 56.16 +11 17 12.3                 EF082G72
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.37530 13 42 55.96 +11 17 12.6                 EF082G72
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.37772 13 42 55.73 +11 17 12.1          16.2 N EF082H36
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.38141 13 42 55.69 +11 17 15.0                 EF082G72
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.38260 13 42 55.59 +11 17 14.0          16.1 N EF082H06
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.38529 13 42 55.59 +11 17 14.7                 EF082G72
        PK04F030  C2004 03 29.40030 13 42 54.88 +11 17 17.9          16.0 N EF082H06
    
    Observer details:
    012 Uccle.  Observer P. De Cat.  0.85-m f/2.5 Schmidt + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  1.06-m KLENOT
        Telescope + CCD.
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. L. Stevens.  0.3-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer P. Kusnirak.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    608 Haleakala-NEAT/MSSS.  Observers R. Bambery, S. Pravdo, M. Hicks,
        K. Lawrence, D. MacDonald, E. Helin, P. Kervin, J. Africano, R. Maeda.
        1.2-m reflector + CCD.
    611 Starkenburg.  Observer F. Hormuth.  0.45-m f/4.4 reflector + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m
        reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  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, A. Milner.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. Evans, J. Kommers.
        1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.356-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    859 Wykrota Observatory-CEAMIG.  Observer C. Jacques.  0.30-m f/3.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A16 Tentlingen.  Observer P. Kocher.  0.195-m f/3.9 astrograph + CCD.
    A17 Guidestar Observatory, Weinheim.  Observers M. Emmerich, S. Melchert.
        0.20-m f/9 Cassegrain + CCD.
    G72 University Hills.  Observer J. Foster.  0.33-m reflector + CCD.
    H06 New Mexico Skies Observatory.  Observer R. Hutsebaut.  0.30-m f/11.9
        reflector + CCD.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.3-m Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2004 F3 (NEAT)
    T 2005 Jan. 7.465 TT                                    MPC
    q   2.87248              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.122356       Peri.  176.433       -0.251389       +0.929292
    a   4.01840        Node    78.867       -0.894703       -0.116473
    e   0.28517        Incl.   16.009       -0.369201       -0.350501
    P   8.06
    From 67 observations 2004 Mar. 15-29.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2004 F3 (NEAT)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2004 03 26    13 44.99   +11 04.1    2.307    3.239   155.2     7.4  15.9
    2004 04 05    13 38.53   +11 39.6    2.261    3.217   159.5     6.3  15.8
    2004 04 15    13 31.34   +12 02.3    2.242    3.195   158.2     6.7  15.8
    2004 04 25    13 24.12   +12 08.3    2.250    3.174   152.1     8.5  15.8
    2004 05 05    13 17.61   +11 55.4    2.283    3.154   143.8    10.9  15.8
    2004 05 15    13 12.41   +11 23.9    2.337    3.133   134.8    13.2  15.8
    2004 05 25    13 08.93   +10 34.9    2.411    3.114   125.8    15.3  15.8
    2004 06 04    13 07.41   +09 30.9    2.499    3.095   117.0    17.0  15.9
    2004 06 14    13 07.87   +08 14.6    2.598    3.076   108.6    18.2  16.0
    2004 06 24    13 10.27   +06 48.4    2.705    3.058   100.5    19.1  16.0
    2004 07 04    13 14.47   +05 14.7    2.817    3.041    92.8    19.5  16.1
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-F82
    

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