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    M.P.E.C. 2004-F91                                Issued 2004 Mar. 30, 18:30 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 F1 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        PK04F010  C2003 12 01.48757 11 53 16.72 +13 02 29.2          19.4 N EF091704
        PK04F010  C2003 12 01.50042 11 53 17.92 +13 02 29.0          19.4 N EF091704
        PK04F010  C2003 12 01.51366 11 53 19.24 +13 02 27.9          19.6 N EF091704
        PK04F010  C2004 03 19.88645 12 55 12.93 +23 21 43.1          19.3 T EF091946
        PK04F010  C2004 03 19.89427 12 55 12.57 +23 21 46.0          19.2 T EF091946
        PK04F010  C2004 03 20.59872 12 54 47.16 +23 26 27.3          18.8 T EF091360
        PK04F010  C2004 03 20.60272 12 54 46.97 +23 26 28.9                 EF091360
        PK04F010  C2004 03 20.60787 12 54 46.79 +23 26 29.9                 EF091360
        PK04F010  C2004 03 20.93332 12 54 34.95 +23 28 34.5                 EF091213
        PK04F010  C2004 03 26.63398 12 51 00.68 +24 01 12.0          19.0 T EF091360
        PK04F010  C2004 03 26.63898 12 51 00.45 +24 01 12.8                 EF091360
        PK04F010  C2004 03 26.64263 12 51 00.34 +24 01 14.2                 EF091360
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + 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.
    946 Ametlla de Mar.  Observers S. Sanchez, R. Stoss, J. Nomen.  0.30-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2004 F1 (NEAT)
    T 2003 Oct. 19.6213 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.450364             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1042591      Peri.   26.3221      -0.7250199      -0.6243020
    a   4.470883       Node   111.9020      +0.5636016      -0.7805210
    e   0.451928       Incl.   18.2688      +0.3958528      -0.0321545
    P   9.45
    From 42 observations 2003 Dec. 1-2004 Mar. 26.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2004 F1 (NEAT)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2004 03 26    12 51.42   +23 58.0    1.780    2.706   152.8     9.7        20.0
    2004 04 05    12 45.03   +24 35.2    1.828    2.736   149.2    10.8        20.2
    2004 04 15    12 39.21   +24 43.4    1.899    2.767   143.0    12.6        20.3
    2004 04 25    12 34.68   +24 23.5    1.991    2.800   135.6    14.6        20.6
    2004 05 05    12 31.94   +23 38.9    2.100    2.833   127.9    16.3        20.8
    2004 05 15    12 31.20   +22 34.5    2.224    2.867   120.1    17.8        21.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-F91
    

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