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    M.P.E.C. 2004-M40                                Issued 2004 June 22, 16:34 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 MP3
    
    Observations:
         K04M03P* C2004 06 21.36571 22 14 09.09 +14 57 42.7          19.5   EM040704
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.37534 22 14 11.05 +14 57 42.9          19.6   EM040704
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.38510 22 14 13.04 +14 57 44.5          19.5   EM040704
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.39464 22 14 15.04 +14 57 43.1          19.9   EM040704
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.40423 22 14 16.98 +14 57 44.3          19.6   EM040704
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.97777 22 16 18.09 +14 57 49.0                 EM040246
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.97896 22 16 18.35 +14 57 48.9                 EM040246
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.97976 22 16 18.53 +14 57 48.7                 EM040246
         K04M03P  C2004 06 21.98093 22 16 18.78 +14 57 48.9                 EM040246
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.00395 22 16 23.52 +14 57 50.0          19   R EM040461
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.00501 22 16 23.79 +14 57 49.5                 EM040461
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.00604 22 16 23.94 +14 57 49.9                 EM040461
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.00814 22 16 24.36 +14 57 50.4                 EM040461
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.00917 22 16 24.60 +14 57 49.8                 EM040461
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.34002 22 17 34.76 +14 57 52.5          19.5 R EM040854
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.34448 22 17 35.47 +14 57 53.3          19.2 R EM040854
         K04M03P  C2004 06 22.34560 22 17 35.77 +14 57 52.5          19.4 R EM040854
         K04M03P 5C2004 06 22.46412 22 18 00.25 +14 57 52.0          18.8 R EM040673
         K04M03P 5C2004 06 22.46539 22 18 00.51 +14 57 52.1                 EM040673
         K04M03P 5C2004 06 22.46921 22 18 01.32 +14 57 52.0                 EM040673
         K04M03P 5C2004 06 22.47130 22 18 01.73 +14 57 52.0                 EM040673
    
    Observer details:
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observer M. Tichy.  1.06-m KLENOT Telescope
        + CCD.
    461 Szeged University, Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observer K. Sarneczky.
        0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m
        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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2004 MP3
    Epoch 2004 June 4.0 TT = JDT 2453160.5                  MPC
    M 351.62285              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.23920369     Peri.  157.82449     +0.58202042     +0.79988802
    a   2.5701441      Node   147.23351     -0.78078043     +0.60001114
    e   0.5140064      Incl.   15.69353     -0.22723149     -0.01287583
    P   4.12           H   18.6           G   0.15
    From 21 observations 2004 June 21-22.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2004 MP3                 a,e,i = 2.57, 0.51, 16                  q = 1.2491
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2004 06 14    21 48.45   +14 37.3    0.541    1.279   106.4    49.6    19.7
    2004 06 24    22 23.40   +14 56.8    0.498    1.260   107.6    50.3    19.5
    2004 07 04    22 58.49   +14 08.0    0.463    1.250   109.6    50.0    19.3
    2004 07 14    23 32.40   +12 02.2    0.436    1.250   112.6    48.6    19.1
    2004 07 24    00 03.41   +08 36.7    0.416    1.260   116.9    46.0    18.9
    2004 08 03    00 29.96   +03 59.6    0.405    1.279   122.5    42.0    18.8
    2004 08 13    00 50.71   -01 29.5    0.404    1.306   129.2    37.0    18.7
    2004 08 23    01 04.76   -07 22.0    0.414    1.342   136.5    31.3    18.7
    2004 09 02    01 12.11   -13 01.4    0.436    1.384   143.6    25.6    18.7
    2004 09 12    01 13.49   -17 53.4    0.471    1.432   149.3    21.0    18.8
    2004 09 22    01 10.46   -21 32.4    0.520    1.484   152.3    18.4    19.0
    2004 10 02    01 05.25   -23 47.0    0.585    1.540   151.5    18.0    19.3
    2004 10 12    00 59.94   -24 41.8    0.664    1.599   147.8    19.4    19.7
    2004 10 22    00 56.14   -24 29.3    0.757    1.660   142.3    21.5    20.1
    2004 11 01    00 54.75   -23 26.4    0.864    1.723   136.1    23.6    20.6
    2004 11 11    00 55.96   -21 48.8    0.985    1.786   129.5    25.3    21.0
    2004 11 21    00 59.67   -19 48.5    1.117    1.850   122.9    26.6    21.4
    2004 12 01    01 05.58   -17 35.0    1.260    1.915   116.4    27.5    21.7
    
    Kyle E. Smalley              (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-M40
    

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