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    M.P.E.C. 2004-U44                                Issued 2004 Oct. 26, 14:45 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 Brinson 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 US1
    
    Observations:
         K04U01S* C2004 10 23.31966 04 44 31.65 +53 11 55.2          18.7   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 23.33152 04 44 20.24 +53 09 37.9          19.5   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 23.34340 04 44 08.72 +53 07 18.6          19.2   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 23.35524 04 43 57.21 +53 05 00.5          18.7   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 23.36707 04 43 45.79 +53 02 42.2          19.2   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.36971 04 29 18.77 +49 42 47.9          18.0   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.38161 04 29 08.81 +49 40 24.1          18.6   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.39350 04 28 58.87 +49 38 00.7          18.9   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.40540 04 28 48.92 +49 35 36.1          18.6   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.41731 04 28 39.00 +49 33 11.7          18.7   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.92622 04 22 13.35 +47 49 38.3          18.2 R EU044J95
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.94209 04 22 01.45 +47 46 27.3          18.2 R EU044J95
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.94509 04 21 59.28 +47 45 50.6          18.2 R EU044J95
         K04U01S  C2004 10 24.94774 04 21 57.19 +47 45 18.9          18.1 R EU044J95
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.12062 04 19 53.26 +47 10 07.8          17.9 R EU044649
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.12184 04 19 52.43 +47 09 54.1          18.1 R EU044649
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.12306 04 19 51.44 +47 09 37.6          17.6 R EU044649
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.12671 04 19 48.89 +47 08 55.0          18.1 R EU044649
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.31195 04 17 34.86 +46 31 53.4          18.0   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.31789 04 17 30.48 +46 30 42.4          18.3   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.32404 04 17 26.03 +46 29 27.6          18.2   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.32992 04 17 21.71 +46 28 15.5          18.2   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.33608 04 17 17.22 +46 27 01.7          18.5   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.34196 04 17 12.94 +46 25 50.6          18.5   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.35401 04 17 04.08 +46 23 24.0          18.4   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.36018 04 16 59.69 +46 22 09.4          18.5   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.36606 04 16 55.35 +46 20 57.9          17.7   EU044704
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.38986 04 16 37.25 +46 16 00.0          17.5 R EU044734
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.39063 04 16 36.78 +46 15 52.3          18.8 R EU044734
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.39139 04 16 35.98 +46 15 41.0          18.5 R EU044734
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.39216 04 16 35.46 +46 15 30.1          19.0 R EU044734
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.39293 04 16 35.14 +46 15 25.1          18.5 R EU044734
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.96184 04 10 21.02 +44 19 40.1          18.0 R EU044J95
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.96729 04 10 17.50 +44 18 34.6          18.0 R EU044J95
         K04U01S  C2004 10 25.97258 04 10 14.03 +44 17 31.2          18.0 R EU044J95
         K04U01S  C2004 10 26.25562 04 07 18.31 +43 20 37.6          18.4 R EU044854
         K04U01S  C2004 10 26.25631 04 07 17.90 +43 20 28.4          18.2 R EU044854
         K04U01S  C2004 10 26.25907 04 07 16.12 +43 19 55.7          18.3 R EU044854
         K04U01S  C2004 10 26.25975 04 07 15.77 +43 19 47.9          18.3 R EU044854
         K04U01S 2C2004 10 26.38289 04 05 56.85 +42 55 09.8          17.8 R EU044H06
         K04U01S 2C2004 10 26.38524 04 05 55.34 +42 54 40.5          16.7 R EU044H06
    
    Observer details:
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observers R. Fredrick, R. Trentman.
        0.75-m Newtonian 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.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.4-m f/6 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.36-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    H06 New Mexico Skies Observatory.  Observer R. Hutsebaut.  0.25-m reflector
        + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2004 US1
    Epoch 2004 Oct. 22.0 TT = JDT 2453300.5                 MPC
    M  43.70568              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.67524428     Peri.   74.22876     +0.41863094     +0.87258220
    a   1.2867537      Node   223.45201     -0.90810306     +0.39920358
    e   0.4523069      Incl.   21.46698     -0.00984727     +0.28149032
    P   1.46           H   21.0           G   0.15
    From 41 observations 2004 Oct. 23-26.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2004 US1                 a,e,i = 1.29, 0.45, 21                  q = 0.7047
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2004 10 22    05 07.33   +57 22.9    0.129    1.066   120.1    53.9    18.7
    2004 11 01    03 25.51   +25 48.4    0.156    1.142   162.0    15.6    18.1
    2004 11 11    02 52.66   +07 04.1    0.228    1.215   169.2     8.8    18.8
    2004 11 21    02 39.08   -01 23.7    0.325    1.286   153.0    20.4    20.1
    2004 12 01    02 34.44   -05 02.2    0.435    1.352   141.1    27.3    21.1
    2004 12 11    02 35.13   -06 19.5    0.555    1.415   131.5    31.4    21.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-U44
    

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