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    M.P.E.C. 2004-W16                                Issued 2004 Nov. 20, 17:36 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 TU12 (SIDING SPRING)
    
    Observations:
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 08.80903 22 48 50.53 -14 25 35.9                 EW016A30
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 08.81098 22 48 50.60 -14 25 26.2                 EW016A30
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 08.81296 22 48 50.67 -14 25 16.3                 EW016A30
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 08.81493 22 48 50.75 -14 25 06.3                 EW016A30
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 08.81740 22 48 50.86 -14 24 54.3                 EW016A30
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.10924 22 54 33.21 -05 56 12.0          15.1 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.12463 22 54 34.08 -05 54 59.2          14.6 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.15348 22 54 35.73 -05 52 43.4          14.7 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.16869 22 54 36.61 -05 51 31.7          15.2 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.52543 22 54 59.23 -05 23 35.4          14.5 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.52692 22 54 59.30 -05 23 28.6          14.2 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.52841 22 54 59.39 -05 23 21.7          14.5 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.52991 22 54 59.48 -05 23 14.5          14.2 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.53289 22 54 59.64 -05 23 00.8          14.4 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.53439 22 54 59.75 -05 22 53.9          14.2 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.53588 22 54 59.81 -05 22 46.9          14.7 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.78120 22 55 16.04 -05 03 41.7          14.2 N EW016118
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.78215 22 55 16.11 -05 03 36.9          14.2 N EW016118
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.78310 22 55 16.18 -05 03 32.5          14.2 N EW016118
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.78506 22 55 16.25 -05 03 23.7          14.2 N EW016118
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.78601 22 55 16.31 -05 03 19.3          14.2 N EW016118
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.81903 22 55 18.45 -05 00 42.9          14.4 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.82193 22 55 18.65 -05 00 28.9          14.4 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.82436 22 55 18.79 -05 00 17.6          14.4 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.83503 22 55 19.36 -04 59 29.9          14.5 T EW016138
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.84036 22 55 19.69 -04 59 05.0          14.5 T EW016138
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.84478 22 55 19.95 -04 58 44.3          14.5 T EW016138
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.85014 22 55 20.26 -04 58 19.2          14.6 T EW016138
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.85634 22 55 20.63 -04 57 50.0          14.6 T EW016138
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.90104 22 55 23.28 -04 54 21.4          14.7 N EW016A61
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.90579 22 55 23.60 -04 53 58.8          14.7 T EW016A61
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 15.90973 22 55 23.83 -04 53 40.7          14.7 T EW016A61
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.04234 22 55 33.00 -04 43 20.0          15.1 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.05884 22 55 33.98 -04 42 03.2          14.8 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.07737 22 55 35.05 -04 40 36.5          14.6 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.09110 22 55 35.87 -04 39 32.6          14.7 N EW016850
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.38521 22 55 55.62 -04 16 45.5          14.2 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.38635 22 55 55.68 -04 16 40.4          14.3 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.38750 22 55 55.75 -04 16 35.0          14.3 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.38979 22 55 55.87 -04 16 24.1          14.1 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.39208 22 55 55.99 -04 16 13.2          14.2 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.39323 22 55 56.08 -04 16 07.9          14.2 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.39438 22 55 56.14 -04 16 02.4          14.4 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.39667 22 55 56.28 -04 15 52.3          14.3 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.85439 22 56 26.08 -03 40 36.1          14.7 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.85683 22 56 26.23 -03 40 24.6          14.7 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 16.86123 22 56 26.50 -03 40 04.4          14.6 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.46102 22 57 07.08 -02 54 07.1          14.8 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.46446 22 57 07.27 -02 53 51.5          14.7 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.46675 22 57 07.45 -02 53 40.7          14.8 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.46789 22 57 07.51 -02 53 35.6          14.7 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.46904 22 57 07.60 -02 53 30.0          14.8 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.47019 22 57 07.66 -02 53 24.8          14.9 N EW016379
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.50292 22 57 09.70 -02 50 55.8          14.9 N EW016347
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.51317 22 57 10.33 -02 50 08.9          14.6 N EW016347
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.51442 22 57 10.243-02 49 42.82         14.8 T EW016413
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.52455 22 57 11.04 -02 49 16.9          14.7 N EW016347
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.52482 22 57 10.902-02 48 55.25         14.7 T EW016413
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.53315 22 57 11.447-02 48 17.07         14.7 T EW016413
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.54147 22 57 11.980-02 47 39.13         14.7 T EW016413
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.75617 22 57 27.59 -02 31 40.7          14.3 T EW016A41
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.76137 22 57 27.92 -02 31 16.8          14.5 T EW016A41
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.76398 22 57 28.10 -02 31 05.1          14.3 T EW016A41
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.84307 22 57 33.36 -02 25 04.0          14.6 N EW016458
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.84538 22 57 33.51 -02 24 53.7          14.6 N EW016458
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.84703 22 57 33.61 -02 24 46.0          14.6 N EW016458
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.87872 22 57 35.59 -02 22 21.3          14.5 N EW016J78
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.87988 22 57 35.66 -02 22 16.0          14.5 N EW016J78
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.88081 22 57 35.72 -02 22 11.5          14.5 N EW016J78
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.88118 22 57 35.71 -02 22 10.5          14.6 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.90428 22 57 37.21 -02 20 25.4          14.6 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 17.91687 22 57 38.01 -02 19 27.8          14.6 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.14051 22 57 54.12 -02 02 34.2          14.5 T EW016661
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.16668 22 57 55.83 -02 00 36.0          14.5 T EW016661
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.74385 22 58 36.99 -01 17 08.1          15.1 N EW016170
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.74470 22 58 37.04 -01 17 04.2          15.1 N EW016170
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.74554 22 58 37.10 -01 17 00.4          15.1 N EW016170
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.74640 22 58 37.16 -01 16 56.6          15.0 N EW016170
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.74725 22 58 37.21 -01 16 52.8          15.1 N EW016170
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.83108 22 58 42.75 -01 10 36.6          14.8 N EW016A06
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.83248 22 58 42.79 -01 10 30.3          14.7 N EW016A06
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.83384 22 58 42.89 -01 10 24.2          14.9 N EW016A06
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.83529 22 58 42.99 -01 10 18.1          14.4 N EW016A06
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.83627 22 58 43.03 -01 10 13.8          15.0 N EW016A06
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 18.83699 22 58 43.06 -01 10 10.2          15.0 N EW016A06
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.12350 22 59 03.69 -00 48 42.9          14.7 T EW016704
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.13569 22 59 04.49 -00 47 48.4          14.8 T EW016704
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.14791 22 59 05.29 -00 46 53.7          15.1 T EW016704
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.16011 22 59 06.10 -00 45 59.1          15.2 T EW016704
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.17236 22 59 06.99 -00 45 01.4          15.1 T EW016704
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.80686 22 59 53.50 +00 01 55.8          14.2 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.80784 22 59 53.55 +00 02 00.3          14.3 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.80882 22 59 53.63 +00 02 04.7          14.3 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.80979 22 59 53.69 +00 02 08.8          14.3 N EW016213
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.84420 22 59 56.08 +00 04 41.6          14.2 N EW016939
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.84744 22 59 56.30 +00 04 56.2          14.2 N EW016939
        PK04T12U  C2004 11 19.85069 22 59 56.52 +00 05 10.7          14.2 N EW016939
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observer S. Gajdos.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    138 Village-Neuf.  Observer C. Demeautis.  0.25-m f/5.1 reflector + CCD.
    170 Observatorio de Begues.  Observer J. Manteca.  0.36-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/6.6 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    347 Utsunomiya-Imaizumi.  Observer M. Suzuki.  0.20-m f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    379 Hamamatsu-Yuto.  Observer S. Wakuda.  0.25-m f/5.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    413 Siding Spring.  Observer R. H. McNaught.  1.0-m f/8 reflector + CCD.
    458 Guadarrama Observatory.  Observer D. Rodriguez.  0.20-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    661 Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, Priddis.  Observer M. Williams.
        Measurer R. D. Cardinal.  0.50-m f/1.0 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.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observers D. T. Durig, T. L. Jackson.
        0.30-m f/5.86 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    939 Observatorio Rodeno.  Observer J. Castellano.  0.20-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A06 Mataro.  Observers F. Garcia, E. Cortes.  Measurer E. Cortes.  0.25-m
        f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A30 Crespadoro.  Observers S. Valentini, G. Peretto.  Measurer S. Valentini.
        0.23-m f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A41 Rezman Observatory, Kamnik.  Observer R. Palcic.  0.40-m f/2.3 reflector
        + CCD.
    A61 Tortona.  Observers F. Fratev, E. Mihaylova.  Measurer F. Fratev.  0.25-m
        f/4.7 reflector + CCD.
    J78 Murcia.  Observer J. Sanchez.  0.25-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2004 TU12 (Siding Spring)
    Epoch 2004 Nov. 11.0 TT = JDT 2453320.5
    T 2004 Nov. 10.28312 TT                                 MPC
    q   1.2276344            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.18516734     Peri.  356.36228     +0.88227181     -0.40357723
    a   3.0485486      Node    31.25261     +0.44282722     +0.53691495
    e   0.5973053      Incl.   27.84481     +0.15968879     +0.74084260
    P   5.32
    From 378 observations 1990 Mar. 23-2004 Nov. 19, mean residual 0".38.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-W16
    

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