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    M.P.E.C. 2004-W20                                Issued 2004 Nov. 20, 17:54 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
    
                                COMET P/2004 V4 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        PK04V040  C2004 11 11.24469 04 19 39.33 +03 44 31.8          17.9 T EW020699
        PK04V040  C2004 11 11.25928 04 19 38.71 +03 44 34.3                 EW020699
        PK04V040  C2004 11 11.27387 04 19 38.25 +03 44 34.3                 EW020699
        PK04V040  C2004 11 11.28847 04 19 37.68 +03 44 36.0                 EW020699
        PK04V040  C2004 11 15.95152 04 16 40.27 +03 53 55.2                 EW020246
        PK04V040  C2004 11 15.95240 04 16 40.23 +03 53 55.4                 EW020246
        PK04V040  C2004 11 15.95359 04 16 40.18 +03 53 55.5                 EW020246
        PK04V040  C2004 11 15.95432 04 16 40.14 +03 53 55.6                 EW020246
        PK04V040  C2004 11 15.95512 04 16 40.10 +03 53 55.7                 EW020246
        PK04V040  C2004 11 16.09068 04 16 34.25 +03 54 16.9          17.5 N EW020A61
        PK04V040  C2004 11 16.09490 04 16 34.03 +03 54 20.0          17.6 N EW020A61
        PK04V040  C2004 11 16.10078 04 16 33.84 +03 54 18.6          17.5 N EW020A61
        PK04V040  C2004 11 17.92625 04 15 18.09 +03 59 26.9          17.2 N EW020213
        PK04V040  C2004 11 17.93065 04 15 17.90 +03 59 27.6          17.2 N EW020213
        PK04V040  C2004 11 17.93212 04 15 17.84 +03 59 27.7                 EW020213
        PK04V040  C2004 11 19.51946 04 14 08.76 +04 04 40.0          18.4 T EW020608
        PK04V040  C2004 11 19.53027 04 14 08.28 +04 04 41.9          18.4 T EW020608
        PK04V040  C2004 11 19.54103 04 14 07.74 +04 04 44.6          18.3 T EW020608
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/6.6 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observer M. Tichy.  1.06-m KLENOT Telescope
        + CCD.
    608 Haleakala-NEAT/MSSS.  Observers R. Bambery, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence,
        E. Helin, P. Kervin, J. Africano, R. Maeda.  1.2-m reflector + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer B. A. Skiff.  0.59-m LONEOS Schmidt
        + CCD.
    A61 Tortona.  Observers F. Fratev, E. Mihaylova.  Measurer F. Fratev.  0.25-m
        f/4.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2004 V4 (NEAT)
    T 2005 Jan. 30.8855 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.921057             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1407707      Peri.  346.9343      -0.0177574      -0.9776573
    a   3.659832       Node   103.7871      +0.9356400      -0.0901060
    e   0.475097       Incl.   12.4547      +0.3525089      +0.1899134
    P   7.00
    From 72 observations 2004 Oct. 9-Nov. 19.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2004 V4 (NEAT)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2004 11 11    04 19.79   +03 44.2    1.090    2.039   157.3    10.8  17.8
    2004 11 21    04 13.05   +04 10.1    1.047    2.013   163.0     8.2  17.6
    2004 12 01    04 05.28   +05 01.6    1.028    1.990   162.2     8.7  17.5
    2004 12 11    03 57.91   +06 19.1    1.031    1.969   155.4    12.0  17.5
    2004 12 21    03 52.44   +07 59.7    1.056    1.952   146.3    16.2  17.5
    2004 12 31    03 49.95   +09 57.5    1.100    1.939   137.0    20.2  17.6
    2005 01 10    03 51.00   +12 05.6    1.161    1.929   128.0    23.7  17.7
    2005 01 20    03 55.74   +14 18.2    1.236    1.923   119.7    26.4  17.8
    2005 01 30    04 04.00   +16 29.8    1.321    1.921   112.0    28.4  17.9
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-W20
    

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