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    M.P.E.C. 2004-J07                                Issued 2004 May 1, 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 C/2004 F2 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK04F020  C2004 04 21.07172 17 46 51.02 +16 40 27.2          18.2 T EJ007204
        CK04F020  C2004 04 21.07594 17 46 50.42 +16 40 39.5          18.1 T EJ007204
        CK04F020  C2004 04 21.08100 17 46 49.77 +16 40 54.1          18.3 T EJ007204
        CK04F020  C2004 04 25.09017 17 37 37.04 +19 52 33.5                 EJ007170
        CK04F020  C2004 04 25.09795 17 37 35.90 +19 52 54.8                 EJ007170
        CK04F020  C2004 04 25.09873 17 37 35.79 +19 52 56.9                 EJ007170
        CK04F020  C2004 04 28.71916 17 28 35.41 +22 39 11.4          18.1 T EJ007360
        CK04F020  C2004 04 28.72325 17 28 34.76 +22 39 22.7                 EJ007360
        CK04F020  C2004 04 28.72699 17 28 34.19 +22 39 32.6                 EJ007360
    
    Observer details:
    170 Observatorio de Begues.  Observer J. Manteca.  0.36-m f/6.3 Schmidt
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 Newtonian
        + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2004 F2 (LINEAR)
    T 2003 Dec. 26.6561 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.430601             (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.006476       Peri.  317.1546      -0.1082793      -0.4275602
                       Node   248.2757      -0.4232109      -0.7970681
    e   0.990736       Incl.  104.9626      -0.8995377      +0.4264677
    From 79 observations 2004 Mar. 25-Apr. 28.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2004 F2 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2004 04 25    17 37.83   +19 48.3    1.504    2.181   119.4    23.7        19.7
    2004 05 05    17 11.63   +27 05.3    1.549    2.278   124.6    21.4        19.8
    2004 05 15    16 42.32   +32 51.5    1.644    2.377   125.3    20.3        20.0
    2004 05 25    16 12.69   +36 48.7    1.783    2.476   122.2    20.3        20.2
    2004 06 04    15 45.69   +39 04.9    1.955    2.576   116.7    20.6        20.5
    2004 06 14    15 23.25   +40 03.1    2.152    2.677   110.1    20.9        20.8
    2004 06 24    15 06.07   +40 07.9    2.365    2.778   103.1    20.9        21.1
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-J07
    

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