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    M.P.E.C. 2005-A48                                Issued 2005 Jan. 14, 15:14 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 C/2004 T3 (SIDING SPRING)
    
    Observations:
        CK04T030  C2005 01 11.46751 02 23 00.01 -53 05 14.4          20.0 N EA048415
        CK04T030  C2005 01 12.52897 02 22 52.07 -52 56 50.6          18.8 N EA048415
        CK04T030  C2005 01 13.47900 02 22 45.75 -52 49 17.9          18.5 N EA048415
        CK04T030  C2005 01 13.48750 02 22 45.73 -52 49 15.1          19.1 N EA048415
    
    Observer details:
    415 Kambah, near Canberra.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m
        f/3.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2004 T3 (Siding Spring)
    T 2003 Apr. 14.1594 TT                                  MPC
    q   8.862511             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  259.6201      +0.1193881      +0.6707363
                       Node    50.3386      +0.0665072      +0.7302387
    e   1.0            Incl.   71.9692      -0.9906176      +0.1298625
    From 64 observations 2004 Oct. 12-2005 Jan. 13.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-A48
    

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