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    M.P.E.C. 2004-V16                                Issued 2004 Nov. 4, 18:59 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.
    
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                 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 V1 (SKIFF)
    
    Observations:
        PK04V010  C2004 10 07.17083 20 20 42.33 +00 40 27.2          19.4 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 07.18165 20 20 43.07 +00 40 24.0          19.4 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 07.19235 20 20 43.64 +00 40 22.1          19.4 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 07.21409 20 20 45.09 +00 40 15.8          19.3 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 18.08738 20 35 13.02 -00 02 53.2          19.4 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 18.09911 20 35 14.16 -00 02 56.3          19.7 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 18.11084 20 35 15.13 -00 02 57.1          19.7 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 18.12257 20 35 16.25 -00 02 59.8          19.4 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 10 18.13431 20 35 17.32 -00 03 01.6          19.7 N EV016704
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.06749 21 08 06.21 -00 34 05.5          17.9 T EV016699
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.08532 21 08 08.58 -00 34 05.5                 EV016699
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.10314 21 08 11.05 -00 34 05.6                 EV016699
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.12100 21 08 13.42 -00 34 06.0                 EV016699
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.19279 21 08 22.83 -00 34 07.1          18.2 N EV016H06
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.20755 21 08 25.06 -00 34 06.9          18.1 N EV016H06
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.21919 21 08 26.46 -00 34 07.4          18.9 T EV016448
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.22281 21 08 26.96 -00 34 07.6          18.6 T EV016448
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.22675 21 08 27.64 -00 34 07.7          18.2 N EV016H06
        PK04V010  C2004 11 04.22716 21 08 27.56 -00 34 08.1          18.6 T EV016448
    
    Observer details:
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. L. Stevens.  0.3-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer B. A. Skiff.  0.59-m LONEOS Schmidt
        + 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.
    H06 New Mexico Skies Observatory.  Observer J. Sue.  0.25-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2004 V1 (Skiff)
    T 2004 Dec. 8.861 TT                                    MPC
    q   1.41841              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.098690       Peri.  144.765       +0.880810       -0.439576
    a   4.63754        Node   242.236       +0.375837       +0.875100
    e   0.69415        Incl.   11.467       +0.287959       +0.202417
    P   9.99
    From 19 observations 2004 Oct. 7-Nov. 4.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2004 V1 (Skiff)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2004 11 01    21 01.31   -00 32.2    0.974    1.489    98.4    41.2  17.7
    2004 11 11    21 24.70   -00 31.0    0.996    1.457    94.4    42.6  17.6
    2004 11 21    21 51.39   -00 08.5    1.023    1.435    91.0    43.5  17.6
    2004 12 01    22 20.76   +00 35.5    1.056    1.422    88.2    43.9  17.6
    2004 12 11    22 52.15   +01 39.5    1.095    1.419    85.8    43.8  17.7
    2004 12 21    23 24.90   +03 00.7    1.144    1.426    83.8    43.3  17.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-V16
    

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