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    M.P.E.C. 2004-M08                                Issued 2004 June 17, 12:02 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
    
                                        2004 MD
    
    Observations:
         K04M00D* C2004 06 16.31925 19 59 20.01 -24 37 47.0          15.6   EM008704
         K04M00D  C2004 06 16.32884 19 59 16.61 -24 39 51.7          16.6   EM008704
         K04M00D  C2004 06 16.34112 19 59 12.23 -24 42 32.2          15.4   EM008704
         K04M00D  C2004 06 16.35081 19 59 08.77 -24 44 37.6          15.5   EM008704
         K04M00D  C2004 06 16.36037 19 59 05.34 -24 46 41.0          15.4   EM008704
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.02943 19 56 01.23 -26 57 49.5          15.1 R EM008118
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.03029 19 56 00.92 -26 57 59.8          15.3 R EM008118
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.03116 19 56 00.64 -26 58 09.2          15.3 R EM008118
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.03201 19 56 00.39 -26 58 18.2          15.2 R EM008118
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.03287 19 56 00.11 -26 58 27.5          15.3 R EM008118
         K04M00D bC2004 06 17.04810 19 55 57.90 -27 01 10.5                 EM008J95
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.05453 19 55 56.00 -27 02 18.1          14.6 R EM008J95
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.05580 19 55 55.53 -27 02 34.3          15.1 R EM008J95
         K04M00D bC2004 06 17.05927 19 55 54.50 -27 03 11.2          14.3 R EM008J95
         K04M00D 2C2004 06 17.17090 19 55 31.58 -27 19 48.9          15.6 R EM008I05
         K04M00D 2C2004 06 17.17645 19 55 29.85 -27 20 47.7          15.6 R EM008I05
         K04M00D 2C2004 06 17.17758 19 55 29.52 -27 20 59.9          15.5 R EM008I05
         K04M00D 2C2004 06 17.21044 19 55 19.51 -27 26 47.9          15.7 R EM008I05
         K04M00D 2C2004 06 17.21958 19 55 16.67 -27 28 23.8          15.6 R EM008I05
         K04M00D 2C2004 06 17.23259 19 55 12.62 -27 30 39.5          15.6 R EM008I05
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30446 19 54 56.11 -27 45 08.0          15.0 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30491 19 54 55.96 -27 45 12.7          14.8 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30536 19 54 55.84 -27 45 17.6          15.0 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30582 19 54 55.72 -27 45 22.3          15.0 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30627 19 54 55.57 -27 45 26.7          15.1 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30673 19 54 55.41 -27 45 31.6          15.0 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30718 19 54 55.29 -27 45 36.5          15.2 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30763 19 54 55.14 -27 45 40.6          15.0 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30809 19 54 55.02 -27 45 45.6          15.1 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30854 19 54 54.90 -27 45 50.2          15.2 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30899 19 54 54.73 -27 45 54.7          15.0 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.30945 19 54 54.61 -27 45 59.6          15.0 R EM008H06
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.33148 19 54 48.75 -27 49 42.4          14.8 R EM008G90
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.33240 19 54 48.49 -27 49 51.5          14.7 R EM008G90
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.33513 19 54 47.66 -27 50 19.4          14.8 R EM008G90
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.34065 19 54 45.31 -27 51 15.5          15.6 R EM008448
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.34383 19 54 44.33 -27 51 47.5          15.1 R EM008448
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.34557 19 54 43.80 -27 52 05.1          15.7 R EM008448
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.34843 19 54 42.93 -27 52 33.9          14.8 R EM008448
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.35204 19 54 41.82 -27 53 10.1          15.6 R EM008448
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.37539 19 54 35.42 -27 57 00.5          15.5 R EM008926
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.37569 19 54 35.31 -27 57 04.0          15.8 R EM008926
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.37598 19 54 35.21 -27 57 07.3          15.5 R EM008926
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.37845 19 54 34.39 -27 57 32.1          15.0 R EM008651
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.37943 19 54 34.07 -27 57 41.4          14.9 R EM008651
         K04M00D  C2004 06 17.38050 19 54 33.77 -27 57 52.4          15.0 R EM008651
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers S. Gajdos, A. Galad.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. L. Stevens.  0.3-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        Newtonian + 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.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers P. R. Holvorcem, M. Schwartz.  0.81-m
        f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G90 Three Buttes Observatory, Tucson.  Observer G. R. Jones.  0.4-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    H06 New Mexico Skies Observatory.  Observer R. Hutsebaut.  0.25-m reflector
        + CCD.
    I05 Las Campanas Observatory-TIE.  Observers G. Masi, F. Mallia.  0.36-m SoTIE
        reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2004 MD                                                              PHA 0.027
    Epoch 2004 June 4.0 TT = JDT 2453160.5                  MPC
    M  11.82477              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37009911     Peri.  123.83244     -0.85742540     +0.48603570
    a   1.9212801      Node    85.77632     -0.51014010     -0.75958215
    e   0.5377546      Incl.    9.76160     -0.06766652     -0.43220857
    P   2.66           H   20.5           G   0.15
    From 46 observations 2004 June 16-17.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2004 MD                  a,e,i = 1.92, 0.54, 10                  q = 0.8881
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2004 06 14    20 13.76   -12 44.7    0.035    1.043   139.9    38.8    14.8
    2004 06 24    19 36.82   -37 49.4    0.102    1.111   156.9    21.1    16.8
    2004 07 04    19 23.89   -41 58.9    0.177    1.185   159.9    17.2    18.0
    2004 07 14    19 16.98   -42 50.5    0.260    1.262   158.5    17.2    19.0
    2004 07 24    19 14.33   -42 28.1    0.352    1.341   154.1    19.3    19.8
    2004 08 03    19 15.61   -41 30.7    0.453    1.420   148.1    22.2    20.6
    2004 08 13    19 20.17   -40 16.2    0.566    1.498   141.6    24.8    21.3
    2004 08 23    19 27.51   -38 53.2    0.690    1.576   134.9    27.0    21.9
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-M08
    

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